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Limestone reserve head from tomb of Kanefer, perhaps representing him or his wife; damage to nose, ears, and proper left side of head.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19767
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 1203 A, in debris above canopic pit in burial chamber
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    26 x 26 x 16.5 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 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, reign of Khufu ?
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1203

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 234-236, cat. 46.

    Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 32.

    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, p. 26, pl. 38a.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania–Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven and Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, p. 45, figs. 30-31.

    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. 57.

    Reisner, George A. "The Work of the Hearst Egyptian Expedition of the University of California in 1903–04." Records of the Past 4, Part 5 (May 1905), p. 140, unnumbered fig.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pl. 21f, 22.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, pl. 9b.

Photos 28

Institutions 1