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Limestone false door tablet inscribed for Shepsi, depicted with his wife Neferwates seated at an offering table, identified as [sHD jqdw] inspector of builders; found in mastaba of Shepsi. Speisetischszene. Links der Grabherr auf einem Hocker vor Opfertisch, rechts davor seine Frau (Neferuates). Im unteren Register kleiner drei Kinder , nach rechts, und zwei weitere Gabenbringer.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8519
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Shepsi
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8519
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Attested
    Djefaibka (in Shepsi)
    Hui (in Shepsi)
    Kaemmerut (in Shepsi)
    Neferwates (in Shepsi)
    Suk (in Shepsi)
    Werkaptah (in Shepsi)
  • Owner
    Shepsi (Shepsi)
  • Notes
    Herk: Nekropole von Gîza, Westfriedhof Erwerb: 1960 inventarisiert; Alter Bestand, im Zuge der Generalrevision 1952 uninventarisiert vorgefunden Dias: Dias 11.494, 11.495; M 272, I. Asmus 1989 (Kat. Linz); Ektachrom KHM Comp.Nr. 6667, 6668; NegNr-1: I 12770 NegNr-2: II 2798 (Grabungsphoto) NegNr-3: III 27560, Kitlitschka 1994

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Shepsi

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 7

Ancient People

  • Djefaibka (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, last figure on left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Hui (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, last figure on right); found in mastaba of Shepsi. Name uncertain.
  • Kaemmerut (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, second figure from left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Neferwates (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife (Hmt=f mrt=f] his beloved wife) of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) depicting Shepsi and his wife Neferwates seated at offering table, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Shepsi (Shepsi)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Shepsi (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519), depicting Shepsi and his wife seated at offering table, identified as [sHD jqdw] inspector of builders; found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Suk (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, second figure from right); found in mastaba of Shepsi. Name uncertain.
  • Werkaptah (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, third figure from left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.

Institutions 1