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Red granite [sarcophagus] of Seshemnefer II; incribed on E face with hetep di nisut Inpu [Htp dj nswt] formula; lid vaulted with end bars. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) B, chamber
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_60541)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Kanawati, Naguib. Tombs at Giza. Seshathetep/Heti (G 5150), Nesutnefer (G 4970) and Seshemnefer II (G 5080), Volume 2. Australian Centre for Egyptology Report 18. Warminster: Aris and Phillips, 2002, p. 56.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.

Institutions 1