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Limestone statuette, seated figure of Kaemiset; name written vertically on his left side down front of seat and continued on base, body painted brown, hair black, [kilt] white; face, nose and left cheek damaged, [proper] left lower corner of base broken off. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2407 D
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34.5 cm Width: 11.5 cm Thickness: 24.5 cm Weight: 8480 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_12220)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Kaemiset (in G 2407)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kaemiset (in G 2407)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone seated statue (36-4-52 = Cairo JE 67571) inscribed for Kaemiset, identified as [wab nswt xntj-S] royal wab-priest, palace attendant; found in G 2407 D. Possibly same individual as Meset (name may be only partially preserved) depicted on fragment of limestone false door tablet (35-9-55); found displaced in G 2409 X (top of shaft), mastaba of origin unknown.