O. Cairo CG 25798
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96237; O. Cairo SR 01399; O. Cairo Carnarvon 290
  
Description: Limestone, 11.5 x 22.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 5 lines, reverse traces of 1 line, top obverse = top reverse. Correction by scribe in obv. 3 and 4. Damaged; possibly lines lost on top.
Classification: account - note
Keywords: copper - gang - inspection - storehouse - tools - mrx.t (? see Remarks)
Provenance: Valley of Kings, beside entrance of KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1920-1921 (see Remarks); mark: 290; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 328.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 92, 114*, pls. CIX and CX (description, transcription, facsimile); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 57 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 636 and 637 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 19 (obv. ~1# - or rnp.t-sp 2 9 or rnp.t-sp 3 9 ?)
Dates attributed: mid Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 19 Ramesses II, year 29 Ramesses II or year 39 Ramesses II (Kitchen); year 29 Ramesses II (Helck)
Contents: Inquiry after worn-out copper chisels, which are found in the storehouse and in the possession of one 2Awy . See Remarks.
Terminology: wn m a NN (obv. 3) ; mn (obv. 5); gmy.t m-im=f (obv. 3); tA mrx.t n xnr.w wn m a NN (obv. 4-5? see Remarks); dmD (obv. 4)
Names/Titles: Ra-ms (sS ; obv. 1); 2Awy (obv. 3, 5)
Remarks: Keywords: same obscure word mrx.t (?) in O. Cairo CG 25803 obv. 2 and in present text obv. 4? Provenance: Černý has "1922"(sic). Contents: O. Cairo CG 25803 (= O. Cairo Carnarvon 289) refers to similar affair and to same person (2Awy ). Terminology: tA mrx.t n xnr.w wn m a NN (obv. 4-5?) also in O. Cairo CG 25803 obv. 2-3?

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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