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Painted limestone standing pair statuette of Pehenptah, on proper right with left foot advanced, and his mother [mwt=f] Amendjefaes on left; painted in conventional colors (mostly gone), heads gone, left shoulder of Amendjefaes broken. Pehenptah identified on right of base as [rx nswt sS a nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; Amendjefaes identified at front of base as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7502
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2320 (= G 5280), serdab
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    100 x 43.5 x 51.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna number
    7502
  • Previous Number
    HUMFA_12-10-3
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, middle Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/10/1912
  • Owner
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
  • Attested
    Amendjefaes (in G 4940)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, Serdâb der Mast. des Pehenptah (G 5280) Grabung Harvard-Boston 1912 Erwerb: durch Fundteilung (?)1914 inventarisiert; "sämtliche unter 1914 angeführte Gegenstände sind Geschenk der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und kommen aus den Grabungen Junker bei den Pyramiden 1912–1913 (Inv.N°. 7498–7925)" NegNr-1: I 12124 NegNr-2: III 18639, Schrägansicht, III 18640, linke Seite, III 18641, rechte Seite, III 18642, Hinterseite, Haller 1984; NegNr-3: III 18616 Detail Sockel, Haller 1984; NegNr-4: III 23783, Vorderansicht, Kitlitschka 1991
  • Remarks
    Excavated October 1912. HUMFA_12-10-3 = KHM_ÄS_7502

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 7

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • 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, 268-269, pls. XLVII.1-2, XLVIII.2.

    N. CHERPION, in Vorbereitung.

    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. 305-306, 311-312, note 47.

    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, pp. 59, 63.

    Jaroš-Deckert, Brigitte. Statuen des Alten Reiches. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 15. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1993, pp. 45-49.

    H. JUNKER, Giza III (1938) 222-223, Abb. 43 oben auf S. 221.

    H. JUNKER, Giza VI (1943) 224.

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

    Porter & Moss III, p. 158.

    W. S. SMITH, A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom (1949) 54.

Photos 9

People 3

Ancient People

  • Amendjefaes (in G 4940)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief (west and north walls), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 4940. Mother of Pehenptah (owner of G 5280). Limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; 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 (some fragments from outside serdab).
  • 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.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1