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Limestone offering basin of Nisu, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA rx nswt] inspector of ka-priests, royal acquaintance. Rechteckiges Kultbecken mit schmalem oberen Rand, stark geschrägten Beckeninnen- und Außenflächen und großem, rechteckigen inneren Beckenboden. Am oberen Beckenrand stehen auf allen vier Seiten Inschriften in versenkt gearbeiteten Hieroglyphen. Die Inschriften sind linksläufig und horizontal angeordnet.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8556
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Nisu
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    38 x 33 x 10.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8556
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Nisu (Nisu)
  • Notes
    Herk: Giza, Westfriedhof, Mastaba des Njsw Erwerb: 1926 durch Fundteilung NegNr-1: III 26109, III 26110, Draufsicht, Kitltischka 1993
  • Remarks
    Excavated 1926.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Nisu

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 155-160.

    H. JUNKER, Giza 6 (1943), pp. 237-238, Abb. 100.

    Porter & Moss III, p. 139.

Photos 6

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nisu (Nisu)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Nisu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 8556) inscribed for Nisu, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA rx nswt] inspector of ka-priests, royal acquaintance; found in situ in front of north niche in east face of mastaba of Nisu.

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