O. Cairo CG 25766
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96206; O. Cairo SR 01368
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 20.5 cm. Black ink, one side, 5 lines. Correction by scribe in line 4. Complete.
Classification: (see Remarks)
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings, KV 47 (Siptah); Davis/Ayrton excavations 1905-1906; mark: S Tb. 12. Davis. 1905-6; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 298 and 303.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 82, 95*, pl. XCVIII (description, transcription, photograph); Černý, ZAS 93 (1966), 36-38 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 286 (transcription); Posener, in Fragen an die altaegyptische Literatur , 385-397 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); Seti II (Kitchen)
Contents: Prayer to Amonrasonter by the royal butler BAy , who describes himself as "a stranger/visitor (ori ) from the north", with the wish to see Thebes.
Terminology: mi n=i (2); Dd=f (1-2)
Names/Titles: Imn (deity; 2); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; 2); BAy (sS-nswt wbA-nswt ; 1); Niw.t (4); nswt 4tX.y Mr.n-PtH (king; ~1#)
Remarks: Classification: not an administrative document, but a votive or literary text; cf. O. Cairo CG 25764 (same provenance).

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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