O. Cairo CG 25794
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96269; O. Cairo SR 01434; O. Cairo Carnarvon 381 A
  
Description: Limestone block, 14 x 50 x 19 cm (h x l x w), in 2 fragments. Black ink, 4 lines on edge of block, group of signs over line 1 (not transcribed). Damaged; ends of lines 2-4 now lost but seen by B. Gunn; text difficult to read because of black stains on stone surface.
Classification: journal : event
Keywords: arrival - departure - procession(?)
Provenance: Valley of Kings, undisturbed stratum east of KV 47 (Siptah) ; Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1922; mark: 381 A; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 330.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 90, 112* (description; transcription of lines 1-4, facsimile of group over line 1); Altenmueller, SAK 23 (1996), 6 (translation); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 182 and 183 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 361 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 II Smw sw 9 (1); III Smw sw 16 (2); III Smw sw 25 (3); IV Ax.t sw 10 (~4#); see Remarks
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19/beginning Dyn. 20 (Černý); year 4 Siptah-Tausert (Helck, Kitchen); see Remarks
Contents: Number of dates in a regnal year 4 with mention of the arrival and departure of the vizier 1r , a procession(?) of Amonrasonter, and again the arrival of 1r .
Terminology: hrw pn (1 - written hrw n pn n , 2, 3 - written hrw n pn n , 4 - written hrw n pn ); xd ir.n NN (2); spr ir.n NN (1, ~4#)
Names/Titles: Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; ~3#); 1r (TAy-xwy Hr wnmy-nswt im.y-r Niw.t TAty (~1#, ~2#, ~4#)
Remarks: Is this an ostracon or a graffito? Dates mentioned: transcriptions of months and dates correct? Note III Smw sw 25 (3); cf. II Smw sw 25 as date of the Feast of the Valley. Note also the jump from III Smw to IV Ax.t (lines 3 and 4). Over line 1: perhaps read IV Ax.t sw 4 (+ x)? Dates attributed: according to Janssen, Village Varia , 155 note 49, the regnal year 4 might also be that of Ramesses III.

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