O. Cairo CG 25750
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96193; O. Cairo SR 01353
  
Description: Limestone, 8.5 x 8 cm. Black ink, obverse 5 lines, reverse 6 lines, much effaced, top obverse = top reverse (Černý; see Remarks). Damaged; ends of obv. 1-5 and ends of rev. 2-5 lost, only traces of rev. 6.
Classification: letter
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings, workmen's houses between KV 17 (Seti I) and KV 21; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: Davis 1907-8 House nu . 1; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 77, 91*, pl. XCIV (description, transcription; facsimile of obv.)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); see Remarks
Contents: Beginning of a letter, or two letters ; only epistolary formulae preserved. Obv. 1-2: the scribe MAA[.n=i-nxt=f] to the scribe Nb-nfr . Drafts, or scribal exercises?
Terminology: m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (obv. ~2#, rev. 2); NN nD xr.t n NN (obv. ~1#-2, rev. ~1#); r nty (obv. 3); Hna Dd (rev. 4)
Names/Titles: Imn (deity; obv. 3, ~5#, rev. ~2#, over rev. 3); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; obv. [2]-3); MAA.n=i-nxt=f (sS ; obv. ~1#); Nb-nfr (sS ; obv. 2)
Remarks: Description: top obverse = top reverse (Černý), but note that on both sides the ends of the lines are lost. Dates attributed: cf. MAA.n=i-nxt=f correspondence P. DeM 08 verso, 09, 10, 11 (sS ), 12, 13 recto and 18: mid-late Dyn. 20. Scribe MAA.n=i-nxt=f also in O. Cairo CG 25747.

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