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Fragment of white limestone [seated pair statue inscribed for Kap [rx nswt xnty S n pr aA jmAxw xr nTr aA kAp]], part of [proper left] side of seat; [belongs with] 14-3-24 [fragment of seated pair statue inscribed for Niankhhathor]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-3-31
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Hard debris on E face of mastaba G 4520, [originally from G 4522]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: ca 10.5 cm Length: ca 12.8 cm Thickness: ca 6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1461
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/28/1914
  • Attested
    Niankhhathor (in G 4522)
  • Owner
    Kap (G 4522)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • García, Juan Carlos Moreno. "A New Old Kingdom Inscription from Giza (CGC 57163), and the Problem of sn-Dt in Pharaonic Third Millennium Society." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 93 (2007), p. 132.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 507.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, p. 72 (attributed to G 4522).

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kap (G 4522)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 4522. Fragmentary limestone standing pair statue (14-3-16 + 14-3-23 + 14-3-32 = MFA 21.2602) inscribed for Kap and his wife Hy; Kap identified as [jrj-xtmt n pr-aA xntj-S] he who is in charge of the sealed goods of the Great House, palace attendant; fragments found in debris between G 4520 and G 4620, attributed to G 4522. Fragment of limestone seated pair statue (14-3-31 = MFA 14.1461) inscribed for Kap, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S n pr-aA jmAxw xr nTr aA] royal acquaintance, palace attendant of the Great House, revered before the Great God (belongs with 14-3-24 = MFA 14.1455, fragment of limestone seated pair statue inscribed for Niankhhathor); found east of G 4520, attributed to G 4522. Two women (or same woman with two names) have been identified as wife of Kap: Hy on standing pair statue, Niankhhathor on seated pair statue. G 4522 tentatively assigned to Kap based on fragmentary statue finds; presumably because only evidence for a chapel (assuming statues originated in a chapel) in area where fragments were found is G 4522. Might be same Kap who appears (identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate) on limestone false door (MFA 21.3081) inscribed for Khufuankh (owner of G 4520).
  • Niankhhathor (in G 4522)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Kap (possible owner of G 4522). Fragment of limestone seated pair statue (14-3-24 = MFA 14.1455) inscribed for Niankhhathor (belongs with 14-3-31 = MFA 14.1461, fragment of limestone seated pair statue inscribed for Kap); found east of G 4520, attributed to G 4522. Two women (or same woman with two names) have been identified as wife of Kap: Hy on standing pair statue, Niankhhathor on seated pair statue.