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Limestone offering basin of Hesy, identified as [xrp wtjw pr-aA rx nswt Hm-nTr dwAmwtf] director of embalmers of the Great House, royal acquaintance, priest of Duamutef; found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess). Rechteckiges Becken, auf dem Rand rundumlaufend Opferformel in vertieften Hieroglyphen.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7449
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Hesy
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_7449
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Owner
    Hesy (Hesy)
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, Junker Grabung 1912 Erwerb: 1913 inventarisiert; Inv.Nr. 7434–7449 sind Geschenk der Wiener Akad. d. Wissenschaften aus den Ausgrabungen bei Gizeh hinter der großen Pyramde (im Westen) von Junker 1912. Dias: 11.483, 11.484; M 238; I. Asmus 1989 (Kat. Linz 1989); Ektachrome KHM 2004 Comp.Nr. 50434 NegNr-1: II 12641 schräg, oben NegNr-2: II 12642 von oben NegNr-3: I 12916
  • Remarks
    Gift of the Vienna Academy of Sciences, 1913.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Hesy

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hesy (Hesy)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Hesy (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7448) depicting Hesy and his wife seated at offering table, and offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 7449) inscribed for Hesy, identified as [xrp wtjw pr-aA rx nswt Hm-nTr dwAmwtf] director of embalmers of the Great House, royal acquaintance, priest of Duamutef; both found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1