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Rectangular limestone offering basin inscribed for [rx nswt Ddwaj] "the royal acquaintance, Djedwai".


  • ID
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1452+1453: G 1453, in front of S niche in offering chapel
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    32 x 43 cm (12 5/8 x 16 15/16 in)
  • Credit Line
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Tomb Steles and Offering Stones of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1927, pp. 1, 15, pl. 3.5.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 64.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.

Institutions 1