O. Cairo CG 25803
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96240; O. Cairo SR 01403; O. Cairo Carnarvon 289
  
Description: Limestone, 17.5 x 14.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 9 lines, reverse 2 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Correction by scribe in obv. 8. Complete.
Classification: account - note : delivery
Keywords: gang - inspection - plaster - side (of gang) - tools - Valley of Kings - vessel - mrx.t (? see Remarks)
Provenance: Valley of Kings, beside entrance of KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1920-1921 (see Remarks); mark: 289; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 328.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 93, 115*, pls. CVIII and CX (description, transcription; photograph of obv., facsimile of rev.); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 55 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 510 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 24 II Smw sw 22 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: mid Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 24 Ramesses II (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Inquiry by the gang after copper tools which were in the possession of one 2Awy (obv. 1-6; see Remarks); delivery of plaster (obv. 7-9) and(?) copper tools (rev.).
Terminology: iny.t r 4x.t (obv. 7); wn m a NN (obv. 4 ) ; wnmy (obv. 7); nty m a NN (obv. 5); nty m tA inH.t (obv. 5); smHy (obv. 9); tA mrx.t n xnr.w wn m a NN (obv. 2-3? see Remarks); gmy.t m a=f (obv. 3); dmD (obv. 4)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-Ip.t (obv. 6); 2Awy (obv. 3, 4, 5); 4x.t ( geo.; obv. 7)
Remarks: Keywords: same obscure word mrx.t (?) in O. Cairo CG 25798 obv. 4 and in present text obv. 2? Provenance: Černý has "1922"(sic). Contents: O. Cairo CG 25798 (= O. Cairo Carnarvon 290) refers to similar affair and to same person (2Awy ). Terminology: tA mrx.t n xnr.w wn m a NN (obv. 2-3?) also in O. Cairo CG 25798 obv. 4-5?

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