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Cult chapel of Kaninisut [I] with extensive well-preserved relief decoration. Kultkkammer des Ka-ni-nisut mit Darstellungen und Inschriften in sehr feinem Relief.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8006
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    G 2155
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width of northern door thickness: (top) 123 cm, (bottom) 160.5 cm Width of southern door thickness: (above) 122.5 cm, (below) 161 cm Width of south wall behind door thickness: 95.5 cm Width of east wall above entrance passage: 105 cm Width of east wall left of entrance passage: 255 cm Width of south wall: 144 cm Width of west wall: 360 cm Width of north wall: 145 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8006
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Attested
    Ankh-haf (in G 2155)
    Ankhi (in G 2155)
    Bebi (in G 2155)
    Herib (in G 2155)
    Hermeru (in G 2155)
    Hesi (in G 2155)
    Hetep (in G 2155)
    Hetepsepet (in G 2155)
    Horwer (in G 2155)
    I[...] (in G 2155)
    Ibkaptah (in G 2155)
    Iduneferhetep (in G 2155)
    Iinefret (in G 2155)
    Im[...] (in G 2155)
    Imsekher (in G 2155)
    Imsekher (in G 2155)
    Imsekher (in G 2155)
    Ini-ishetef (in G 2155)
    Isi (in G 2155)
    Itjef (in G 2155)
    Ity (in G 2155)
    Kaemheset (in G 2155)
    Kaemnefret (in G 2155)
    Kaemwehem (in G 2155)
    Kairi (in G 2155)
    Kangi (in G 2155)
    Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)
    Khnumhetep (in G 2155)
    Khufuankh (in G 2155)
    Khufuseneb (in G 2155)
    Medu (in G 2155)
    Menekhka (in G 2155)
    Mer[...]khufu (in G 2155)
    Mernetjerukhufu (in G 2155)
    Mernetjerukhufu (in G 2155)
    Mesy (in G 2155)
    Neferhanisut (in G 2155)
    Niankhhathor (in G 2155)
    Niankhhathor (in G 2155)
    Nimeret (in G 2155)
    Pehernefer (in G 2155)
    Penu (in G 2155)
    Pernedju (in G 2155)
    Persen (in G 2155)
    Qedmerer (in G 2155)
    Rahetep (in G 2155)
    Sahi (in G 2155)
    Semerka (in G 2155)
    Seneb (in G 2155)
    Senebdisu (in G 2155)
    Seshmu (in G 2155)
    Seshmu (in G 2155)
    Seteb (in G 2155)
    Shendju (in G 2155)
    Tjenti (in G 2155)
    Tjenti (in G 2155)
    Tjenti (in G 2155)
    Tjeset (in G 2155)
    Wadjethetep (in G 2155)
    Wahib (in G 2155)
    Wehemka (D 117)
    Wenkhu (in G 2155)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)
  • Notes
    Herk: Giza, Westfriedhof, Mastaba des Ka-ni-nisut Erwerb: 1914 erworben, 1925 inventarisiert; nach LHOTSKY , Bd. II., S. 632 von Rudolf Maass, Nach JUNKER, Kultkammer, S. 7, vom Oberstkämmereramt gekauft (s. Bem. u. Datenblatt) Dias: Dias 10918, 10933; M 657– M 685, M 721–M 722, KHM 2000; Ektachrom, Detail, Foto Meyer 1986, Ektachrom Kitlitschka 1986; 5 Ektachrome, Details, Kitlitschka 1991; Ektachrome KHM Comp.Nr. 2938–2947, 4179, 6274, 6275, 18840; NegNr-1: I 5416, Grabungsphoto , I 18653, Gesamtaufnahme außen 1964; I 4936, I 4938, I 4939, I 4940, I 4945, I 4947; NegNr-2: I 4959; I 7114; I 9667, I 9668, I 9771; I 14317, I 14318, I14319; I 14515; II 10574–II 10579 (Repros für "Führer" 1955); NegNr-3: II 1360; II 2339, II 2341, II 2346, II 4586, II 4587, II 4588, II 8903, II 8904, II 8731 = Postkarte; NegNr-4: III 23439– III 23456, Kitlitschka 1991; III 23694– III 23698, Kitlitschka 1991; III 23723–III 23724, Kitlitschka 1991 NegNr-5: III 36220, Photomontage aus III 2344/450/451 — Ostwand — "Gabenbringer", KHM 2000; NegNr-6: III 37436 lange W-Wand, III 37437 N-Wand, III 37438 S-Wand, III 37439, W-Wand südl. Scheintür, III 37440, W-Wand Mittelteil, III 37441 W-Wand, nördl. Scheintür, III 37442, W-Wand, Mittelteil, KHM 2000/01;
  • Remarks
    Excavated 1913; shipped to Vienna 1914.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2155

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

  • Le collezioni des Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna (1981) = Das Kunsthistorische Museum und seine Sammlungen (1982) 22.

    H. DEMEL, Die Reliefs der Kultkammer des Kaninisut und ihre Stellung in der Kunst des Alten Reiches (1929).

    H. DEMEL, Ägyptische Kunst (1947) 9-10, Abb. 10-11.

    S. DONADONl, Archeo. L'Encyc1opedie de l'Archeologie. Po.. la recherche des civilisations disparues (1987) 81.

    Hölzl, Regina. Reliefs und Inschriftensteine des Alten Reiches 2.Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 21. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 2001, pp. 33-87.

    V. VON DROSTE ZU HÜLSHOFF, Der Igel im Alten Ägypten, HÄB 11 (1980) 96-97, Abb. 38.

    H. JUNKER, Vorbericht über die zweite Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 16. Dezember 1912 bis 24. März 1913 (1913) 13-19, Taf. 4.

    H. JUNKER, Die Kultkammer des Prinzen Kanjnjswt im Wiener Kunsthistorischen Museum (1925, 1928).

    H. JUNKER, The Offering Room of Prince Kaninisut (1931).

    H. JUNKER, Giza 2 (1934) 135-172, Abb. 12-22, Taf. 5-10.

    E. KOMORZYNSKI, Altägyptens Hohe Kunst (I) im Kunsthistorischen Museum in Wien (1951), 9-12, Abb. 3-7 = E. KOMORZYNSKI, Altägypten. Drei Jahrtausende Kunstschaffen am Nil. Ein Blick auf Altägyptens Hohe Kunst (1952) 11-14, Abb. 3-7.

    E. KOMORZYNSKI, Ägyptische Denkmäler in Wien, in: Alte und moderne Kunst Heft 54/55 (1962) 1-3, Abb. 2.

    Das Kunsthistorische Museum in Wien (1978) 2-3.

    Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Führer durch die Sammlungen (1988) 18.

    A. LHOTSKY, Festschrift des Kunsthistorischen Museums zur Feier des fünzigjährigen Bestandes. 2. Teil der Geschichte der Sammlungen, 2. Hälfte von Maria Theresia bis zum Ende der Monarchie (1941-1945) 632, Taf. 79, Abb. 115.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Presenting the Scroll: Papyrus Documents in Tombs Scenes of the Old Kingdom." In Peter Der Manuelian, ed. Studies in Honor of William Kelly Simpson 2. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1996, p. 567, fig. 2.

    Meisterwerke, Kunsthistorisches Museum 6. erweiterte Auflage (1973) VII, Nr. 4.

    Porter & Moss IIl, pp. 78-79.

    H. SATZINGER, Ägyptische Kunst in Wien (1980) 13-14, Abb. 2.

    H. SATZINGER, Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (museum, Juni 1987) 112-113, 120.

    H. SATZINGER, Das Kunsthistorische Museum in Wien. Die Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie 14 und Antike Welt (Sonderheft) (1994), 90-93, Abb. 62a-e.

    A. SCHLOTT, Schrift und Schreiber im Alten Ägypten (1989) 153-154, Abb. 80.

    C. VANDERSLEYEN, Das alte Ägypten, Propyläen Kunstgeschichte, Band 15 (1975) 286, Taf. 245.

Photos 154

People 64

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south wall of chapel entrance passage (second figure from right, leading long-horned antelope), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Ankhi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, fourth figure from right), identified as [wdpw] butler; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Bebi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, tenth figure from right, carrying goose); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Herib (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, butchering scene, first figure on right); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Hermeru (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south false door (north jamb, top register), and east wall (over chapel entrance, lower of two registers of striding figures in front of boat, figure on left); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Hesi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, livestock procession, first figure on left); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Hetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south wall of chapel entrance passage (first figure on right); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Hetepsepet (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (over chapel entrance, top register, in prow of boat); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Horwer (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing with his brother and sister in front of his parents), and north wall (standing behind his father); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • I[...] (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south false door (south jamb, bottom register, name only partially preserved); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Ibkaptah (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north false door (north jamb); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Iduneferhetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (panel of relief south of south false door, bottom register, figure only partially preserved); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Iinefret (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, sixth figure from right), and east wall (third register, butchering scene, second figure from right), identified as [sSmw] butcher; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Im[...] (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (top register, third figure from left, name only partially preserved); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. Name possibly Imsekher (see figure with this name, west wall, panel of relief north of north false door, bottom register).
  • Imsekher (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (panel of relief north of north false door, bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of three figures named Imsekher (others on: chapel entrance south door jamb, fourth figure from right facing seated figure of Kaninisut, carrying haunch of meat; east wall, third register, butchering scene, fifth figure from right); all possibly same individual.
  • Imsekher (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, butchering scene, fifth figure from right), identified as [sSmw] butcher; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of three figures named Imsekher (others on: chapel entrance south door jamb, fourth figure from right facing seated figure of Kaninisut, carrying haunch of meat; panel of relief north of north false door, bottom register); all possibly same individual.
  • Imsekher (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), chapel entrance south door jamb (fourth figure from right facing seated figure of Kaninisut, carrying haunch of meat); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of three figures named Imsekher (others on: panel of relief north of north false door, bottom register; east wall, third register, butchering scene, fifth figure from right); all possibly same individual.
  • Ini-ishetef (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, butchering scene, third figure from right, name only partially preserved); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Isi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, butchering scene, sixth figure from right), identified as [sSmw] butcher; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Itjef (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, middle register of ka-priests, third figure from right, carrying crane), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Ity (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, middle register of ka-priests, fifth figure from right, carrying goose), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaemheset (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (over chapel entrance, bottom register, in prow of boat); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaemnefret (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (middle register, first figure on left), identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaemwehem (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, top register of scribes, second figure from right), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kairi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, second figure from right), and east wall (bottom register, second figure from right), identified as [wdpw] butler; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kangi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, livestock procession, third figure from left); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)

    • Type Attested
    • 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.
  • Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2155. Father of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156). Chapel entrance north and south door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Kaninisut; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, between false doors, north wall, and east wall, over chapel entrance); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Khnumhetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (middle register, second figure from left), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Khufuankh (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, eighth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Khufuseneb (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, middle register of ka-priests, fourth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Medu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, ninth figure from right, carrying goose); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Menekhka (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (bottom register, second figure from left), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Mer[...]khufu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, ninth figure from right, name only partially preserved), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Mernetjerukhufu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, third figure from right), identified as [xrp sH] director of the dining hall; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two figures named Mernetjerukhufu (other on east wall, bottom register, eleventh figure from right); possibly same individual.
  • Mernetjerukhufu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, eleventh figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two figures named Mernetjerukhufu (other on west wall, between false doors, bottom register, third figure from right); possibly same individual.
  • Mesy (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, top register of scribes, third figure from right), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Neferhanisut (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing behind her husband, and panel of relief north of north false door, top register [facing right]); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south wall of chapel entrance passage (third figure from right), identified as [xrp sH] director of the dining hall; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two individuals named Niankhhathor (other depicted twice: on west wall, between false doors, bottom register, first figure on right; on east wall, bottom register, third figure from right); possibly same individual.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, first figure on right), and east wall (bottom register, third figure from right), identified as [wdpw] butler; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two individuals named Niankhhathor (other on south wall of chapel entrance passage, third figure from right); possibly same individual.
  • Nimeret (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, sixth figure from right, carrying tray of bread and cakes), identified as [rtHtjj] baker; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Pehernefer (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (bottom register, third figure from left), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Penu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears three times in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north false door (south jamb), west wall (between false doors, middle register of ka-priests, first figure on right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest (on west wall), and east wall (over chapel entrance, top register, stern of boat); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Pernedju (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), south false door (south jamb, top register), identified as [jmj-r sSr] overseer of linen, and east wall (over chapel entrance, lower of two registers of striding figures in front of boat, figure on right); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Persen (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, thirteenth figure from right), identified as [xtmw] sealer; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Qedmerer (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (middle register, fourth figure from left), identified as [sS mDAt] scribe of the archive; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Rahetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (bottom register, fourth figure from left), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. May be same individual as [sS pr-mDAt] scribe of the library Rahetep in D 117.
  • Sahi (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (bottom register, first figure on left), identified as [sS] scribe; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Semerka (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, twelfth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Seneb (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, fifth figure from right), and east wall (bottom register, fifth figure from right), identified as [wdpw] butler; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Senebdisu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, tenth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Seshmu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, fourth figure from right), identified as [jmj-r sSr] overseer of linen; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two figures named Seshmu (other on east wall, third register, butchering scene, fourth figure from right); may be same individual.
  • Seshmu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (third register, butchering scene, fourth figure from right), identified as [wdpw] butler; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of two figures named Seshmu (other on west wall, between false doors, bottom register, fourth figure from right); may be same individual.
  • Seteb (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (over chapel entrance, bottom register, kneeling on top of boat cabin pointing backwards), identified as [sSmw] butcher; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Shendju (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, bottom register, seventh figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Tjenti (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, seventh figure from right), identified as [rtHtjj] baker; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of four figures named Tjenti (two [west and north walls] assumed to be same individual; other on east wall, bottom register, first figure on right).
  • Tjenti (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, first figure on right), identified as [xrp sH] director of the dining hall; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. One of four figures named Tjenti (two [west and north walls] assumed to be same individual; other on east wall, bottom register, seventh figure from right).
  • Tjenti (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, top register of scribes, fourth figure from right), identified as [sS] scribe, and north wall (middle register, third figure from left), identified as [jrj-mDAt] letter carrier; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155. Two of four figures named Tjenti (two assumed to be same individual; others on east wall, bottom register, first and seventh figures from right).
  • Tjeset (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), north wall (top register, second figure from left), identified as [sS mDAt] scribe of the archive; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wadjethetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f n Xt=f] his daughter of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing with her brothers in front of her parents); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wahib (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears three times in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), west wall (between false doors, middle register of ka-priests, second figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest, and east wall (over chapel entrance, both top and bottom registers, middle of boats standing in front of Kaninisut); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wehemka (D 117)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of D 117. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel and south false door inscribed for Wehemka; also appears in chapel relief (west, north, south, east walls); identified variously as [rx nswt sS pr-mDAt sS nfrw jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, scribe of the library, scribe of recruits, steward; chapel (Hildesheim 2970) found in situ in D 117. Also appears three times in chapel relief of tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), twice on west wall (panel of relief south of south false door, top register; between false doors, top register of scribes, first figure on right), and north wall (top register, first figure on left), identified as [sS pr-mDAt] scribe of the library (on panel of relief south of south false door) and [jmj-r pr] steward (on north and west walls); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wenkhu (in G 2155)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), east wall (bottom register, eighth figure from right), identified as [fsw] cook; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.

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.

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