O. Cairo CG 25807
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96244; O. Cairo SR 01407; O. Cairo Carnarvon 296
  
Description: Limestone, 21 x 27 cm, in 3 fragments. Black ink, one side, one line. Damaged; end of line lost. See Remarks.
Classification: letter
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings, beside entrance of KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1920-1921 (see Remarks); mark: 296; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 328.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 94, 115*, pl. CXI (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions II, 233 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions translations II, 86 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions notes II, 145 and 146 (commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: second half Dyn. 19 (Černý); Ramesses II (Kitchen)
Contents: Beginning of a model(?) letter from a chief (wr ) of Charchemish named Intbs (= Ini-tesub ).
Terminology: Incomplete: NN Hr swDA ib [...] (1)
Names/Titles: Intbs (wr n OronmS ; 1)
Remarks: Description: this text was written by Qenhirkhopshef; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 41-48 . Provenance: Černý has "1922"(sic). Determinative D 55 with name Intbs left untranscribed by Černý, but see Barnett, Černý, JEA 33 (1947), 94.

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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