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Fragment of limestone relief; part of [GLYPH] sign, red paint line. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-12-317
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Street of mastaba G 4000 between stones on sand
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 3.1 cm Length: 4.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.2941
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/21/1925
  • Owner
    Hemiunu (G 4000)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "Hemiunu, Pehenptah, and German/American Collaboration at the Giza Necropolis (Giza Archives Project Gleanings: II)." In Antje Spiekermann, ed. Zur Zierde gereicht. . . Festschrift Bettina Schmitz zum 60. Geburtstag am 24. Juli 2008, HIldesheimer Ägyptologische Beiträge 50. Hildesheim: Verlag Gebrüder Gerstenberg, 2008, p. 38.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Origin of Some Unidentified Old Kingdom Reliefs." American Journal of Archaeology 46 (1942), pp. 529-530, fig. 16.

Photos 3

People 1

Ancient People

  • Hemiunu (G 4000)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4000. Probable son of Nefermaat (owner of tomb at Meidum), probable grandson of Snefru. Architectural elements, including chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 2380) and door jamb (Hildesheim 2146), inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [jrj-pat HAtj-a xtmw-bjtj] hereditary prince, count, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt; door jamb found in situ in G 4000. Seated statue (Hildesheim 1962) inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [sA nswt n XT=f tAjtj sAb TAtj wr djw pr-DHwtj] king's son of his body, chief justice and vizier, greatest of the five of the House of Thoth; found in situ in G 4000 serdab behind north niche.