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Limestone standing statue of Inetkaes; female figure standing with arms at sides and feet together, wearing shoulder length wig with central part, broadcollar (only faint traces remain), and sheath dress, inscribed: [rxt nswt jntskA] royal acquaintance, Inetkaes.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19800
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1039, vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall
  • Material
    Limestone, paint
  • Dimensions
    50.8 x 14 x 21.1 cm (20 x 5 1/2 x 8 5/16 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, Late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Owner
    Inetkaes (in G 1039)
  • Remarks
    Two limestone statues (seated = Berkeley 6-19773, standing = Berkeley 6-19800) inscribed for Inetkaes (name spelled: [jntks] on seated statue, [jntskA] on standing statue).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 19. pl. 29b.

    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. 54.

    Romano, James, ed. In the Fullness of Time: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from American Collections. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002, p. 59, fig. 49.

Photos 22

People 1

Ancient People

  • Inetkaes (in G 1039)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife of Mertash (possible owner of G 1039) (proposed relationship to Mertash according to Reisner). Two limestone statues (seated = Hearst 6-19773, standing = Hearst 6-19800) inscribed for Inetkaes, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt jwnt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-Dendera; name spelled [jntks] on seated statue, [jntskA] on standing statue; seated statue found in G 1039 serdab, standing statue found in debris.

Institutions 1