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Twelve fragments of rectangular yellow limestone table, belonging to servant statue, figure stood on small end of table; right hand perserved on upper edge of table and left foot beside opposite rear leg of table, top of table sloping downwards away from figure, inscribed [GLYPHS] Katjesu on top of base along long left side of table facing out right, table painted red-brown (?). Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:3


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, room c
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 cm Width: 9.8 cm Length: 20 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 38.2155
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Katjesu (in G 2088)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, p. 82, fig. 38, p. 84.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "The Meaning of Menial Labor: 'Servant Statues' in Old Kingdom Serdabs." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 39 (2002), p. 113.

Photos 8

People 1

Ancient People

  • Katjesu (in G 2088)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fragment of limestone servant statue (38-4-17 = MFA 38.2155) inscribed for Katjesu; found in G 2088.