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White limestone seated triad statuette, two men with woman in middle, Pehenptah and Amendjefaes; painted in usual conventional colors; badly shattered, not complete, colors fairly well preserved. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-10-4
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2320 (= G 5280), serdab (some fragments outside serdab)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 60 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • MFA accession number
    13.4330
  • MFA accession number
    13.4358
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.4330, 13.4358
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/10/1912
  • Attested
    Amendjefaes (in G 4940)
  • Owner
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
  • Notes
    MFA 13.4358 deaccessioned to Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis, Tennessee (1981.1.4), but returned to MFA in exchange for 36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1
  • Remarks
    Shattered triad statue from G 2320 (= G 5280) serdab: 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).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 3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. 261-273, fig. 1, pls. XLVI.1-2.

    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, 311-312.

    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, 74, #30, pl. 14a.

    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, figs. 19, 20.

Photos 7

People 2

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.