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Block of sunk relief inscription mentioning the dog named Abutiu. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2188 Y, outside chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 28.5 cm Length: 55 cm Thickness: 23 cm
  • 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_67573)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Abutiu (in G 2188)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Problems/Questions
    Cairo JE number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2188

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Fischer, Henry G. "An Old Kingdom Monogram [GLYPHS]." Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache 63 (1966), p. 57, fig. 2

    Goldwasser, Orly. Prophets, Lovers and Giraffes: Wor(l)d Classification in Ancient Egypt. Wiesbaden: Otta Harrassowitz, 2002, p. 93, fig. 5-1.

    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. 81.

    Reisner, G.A. "The Dog which was Honored by the King of Upper and Lower Egypt." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 34, No. 206 (1936), pp. 96-99.

    Reisner, George A. "Ancient King Gives Dog A Royal Burial." The American Kennel Gazette 55, No. 5 (May 1, 1938), pp. 7-9, 180-182.

    Roccati, Alessandro. La litterature historique sous l'Ancien Empire egyptien. Litteratures anciennes du Proche-Orient 11. Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1982, pp. 103-104.

    Rowe, Alan. "Studies in the Archaeology of the Near East II: Some Facts Concerning the Gread Pyramids of el-Gîza and Their Royal Constructors." Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 44, No. 1 (September 1961), p. 106.

    Strudwick, Nigel. Texts from the Pyramid Age. Writings from the Ancient World 16. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005, pp. 425-426 (text 324) .

Institutions 1

Animals 1