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Limestone seated statue of [kATsw] Katjesu; male figure seated with hands on thighs (proper right hand clenched, proper left hand flat), wearing short wig, broadcollar, and kilt, skin painted brick red, inscribed on seat; some paint preserved.


  • ID
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1214, in serdab
  • Material
    Limestone, paint
  • Dimensions
    36 cm (14 3/16 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
    Katjesu (G 1214)
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1214

    • 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, p.33, cat. 21.

    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.12, fig. 16, pl. 18a, 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. 58.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Katjesu (G 1214)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 1214. Limestone seated statue (Hearst 6-19770) inscribed for Katjesu; found in situ in G 1214 serdab.

Institutions 1