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White limestone statue, standing figure of man with right foot advanced; decorated [kilt] [DIAGRAM], red skin, yellow [kilt], black base, [GLYPHS] Pehenptah on left side of base beside left foot; nose damaged, paint mostly gone. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2320 (= G 5280), serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 130 cm (51 3/16 in.) GEM: 129.0 x 33.0 x 55.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Grand Egyptian Museum, GEM_1160 (formerly EMC_JE_44609)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Mid Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
  • Problems/Questions
    Cairo JE number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Assem, Rehab. "Two Statues and a Naos at the Cairo Museum." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 41 (2004), p. 138, fig. 5.

    Brovarski, Edward. "A Triad for Pehenptah." Warsaw Egyptological Studies I. Essays in honour of Prof. Dr. Jadwiga Lipinska. Warsaw: National Museum "Pro-Egipt," 1997, pp. 266, 269-271, pls. XLVII.1-2, XLVIII.1.

    Eaton-Krauss, Marianne. "The Striding Statue of Pehenptah (JE 44609)." In Mamdouh Eldmaty and Mai Trad, eds. Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, pp. 305, 307-308, 311-312, pls. I, II.

    Eaton-Krauss, Marianne. "Pseudo-Groups." In Rainer Stadelmann and Hourig Sourouzian, eds. Kunst des Alten Reiches: Symposium im Deutschen Archäologischen Institut Kairo am 29. und 30. Oktober 1991. Sonderschrift des Deutschen Archäologischen Institut Abteilung Kairo 28, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1995, p. 59, note 19.

    Freed, Rita E. "Rethiking the Rules for Old Kingdom Sculpture. Observations on Poses and Attributes of Limestone Statuary from Giza." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 145, fig. 1.

    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, pp. 35, 56, 57, figs. 19, 20.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pl. 10a.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Pehenptah (G 5280)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5280. False door inscribed for Pehenptah; found in situ in G 5280. Limestone drum lintel (39-9-2) inscribed for Pehenptah, identified as [rx nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found displaced in G 5280. Limestone standing statue (12-10-2 = Cairo JE 44609) inscribed for Pehenptah and limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; both found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab with some fragments from outside serdab. Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.