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Limestone seated pair statue of Hetepi and Renpetnefret; man on proper left and woman on proper right, seated male figure with hands on thighs (proper right hand clenched, proper left hand flat), wearing short wig and kilt, seated female figure with proper left arm around his shoulders, wearing shoulder length wig and V-neck sheath dress, inscribed on base.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19760
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1020, serdab
  • Material
    Limestone, paint
  • Dimensions
    42 cm (16 9/16 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 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Owner
    Hetepi (in G 1020)
    Renpetnefret (in G 1020)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Fazzini, Richard A. Images for Eternity: Egyptian Art from Berkeley and Brooklyn. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1975, pp. 33-34, cat. 23.

    Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes in the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 5. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1930, pp. 20-21, pl. 32a, b.

    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. 53.

Photos 35

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hetepi (in G 1020)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable son of Mes-sa (owner of G 1020). Limestone seated pair statue (Hearst 6-19760) inscribed for Hetepi and his wife Renpetnefret; Hetepi identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 1020 serdab.
  • Renpetnefret (in G 1020)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife of Hetepi (probable son of Mes-sa, owner of G 1020). Limestone seated pair statue (Hearst 6-19760) inscribed for Hetepi and his wife Renpetnefret; Renpetnefret identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 1020 serdab.

Institutions 1