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Headless painted pair statue of Ptahshepses [I], identified as [jr(w) nxAxA] flagellum-maker(?), and Redines. "Beschriftete Zweiergruppe eines Paares, die Frau steht an der linken Seite des Mannes. Beide Köpfe sowie linker Oberarm und linke Hälfte des Oberkörpers der Frau fehlen...."

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7501
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Ptahshepses [I], serdab 2 (S 2)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    31.5 x 22 x 13.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_7501
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Redines (in Ptahshepses [I])
  • Owner
    Ptahshepses [I] (Ptahshepses [I])
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, östlicher Serdâb der Mast. des Schepsesptah (S 338/339), Grabung Junker 1913 Erwerb: 1913 durch Fundteilung; 1914 inventarisiert; "sämtliche unter 1914 angeführte Gegenstände sind Geschenk der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und kommen aus den Grabungen Junker bei den Pyramiden 1912–1913 (Inv.N°. 7498–7925)" NegNr-1: I 13465, Vorderansicht; NegNr-2: III 18675, Schrägansicht, III 18676, Hinterseite; III 18677, linke Seite, III 18678, rechte Seite, III 18679, Detail Sockel, Haller 1984; NegNr-3: III 23809, Vorderansicht, Kitlitschka 1991 NegNr-4: I 5470, Grabungsphoto
  • Remarks
    Excavated February 25, 1913.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Jaroš-Deckert, Brigitte. Statuen des Alten Reiches. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 15. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1993, pp. 41-44.

    H. JUNKER, Vorläufiger Bericht über die zweite Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 16. Dezember 1912 bis 24. März 1913, in: AnzWien 14 (1913) 33, 38.

    H. JUNKER, Giza VII (1944) 93-95, 103, Abb. 40 oben auf S. 95, Taf. 21a.

    Porter & Moss III, p. 151.

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ptahshepses [I] (Ptahshepses [I])

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ptahshepses [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone standing statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 7503) inscribed for Ptahshepses, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests, and limestone standing pair statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 7501) inscribed for Ptahshepses and his wife Redines; found in situ in mastaba of Ptahshepses [I] serdab 2 (S 2).
  • Redines (in Ptahshepses [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ptahshepses (owner of Ptahshepses [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone standing pair statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 7501) inscribed for Ptahshepses and his wife Redines; Redines identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in mastaba of Ptahshepses [I], serdab 2 (S 2).

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