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Limestone slab with cornice; [sunk relief inscription, translation: a gift which the king and Anubis, foremost of the divine booth, give, and a gift which Osiris, foremost of Busiris, gives, that invocation offerings might go forth for him on the new year’s festival, the festival of Thoth, the first of the year festival, the wag-festival, the festival of Sokar, the great flame festival, the procession of Min festival, the first of the month festival, the first of the half-month festival, and every festival of <every> day for the great one of the Tens of Upper Egypt, Kaninisut (II)]; broken into two pieces. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_33-1-77
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) B, debris of [shaft], [originally from G 2156]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 48 cm Length: 150 cm Thickness: 15 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/20/1933
  • Owner
    Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2156

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 12. Schlußband mit Zusammenfassungen und Gesamt-Verzeichnissen von Band 1-12. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 75, Abhandlung 2. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1955, p. 148, fig. 17.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 80.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 447, 448, fig. 270.

Photos 3

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2156. Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), father of Kaninisut [III] (probable owner of G 2156a). Chapel entrance drum lintel and door jambs inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma nj-nst-xntt Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-sStA nb=f Hm-nTr xwfw] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, priest of Maat, secretary of his lord, priest of Khufu; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, seated at offering table), identified as [wr mdw Sma rx nswt] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2156. Limestone offering stone (MFA 12.1513) inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma nj-nst-xntt Hm-nTr xwfw Hrj-sStA] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, priest of Khufu, secretary; found in street east of G 2160, probably originally from G 2156. Limestone cornice (33-1-77) inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt; found in G 2200 (= G 5080) B, probably originally from G 2156. Also appears in chapel relief in tomb of his father Kaninisut [I], west wall (between false doors, standing with his brother and sister in front of his parents), identified as [kAn[j]nswt nDs] Kaninisut the Younger; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.