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Limestone offering niche lintel; standing male figure and remains of inscription: sunk relief [Htp-dj-nswt] hetep di nisut formula (incised from right to left) with sunk relief figure of standing male with outstretched arm and starched kilt at left edge of block, name and title(s) (difficult to read) may contain nfr sign (Sign List F35) and unusually tall striding man with staff (A20), possibly [jAw-nfr] Iaunefer (though written in reverse [nfr-jAw]), name most likely appears over his head, as well as on round drum in lower center of block; damaged.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19820
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Giza Wadi Cemetery, GW 16, debris on top of SE corner of mastaba
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    14 x 36 cm (5 1/2 x 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
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Owner
    Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • GW 16

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 127, 128, 133, figs. 3, 24-26, table 1.

Photos 6

People 1

Ancient People

  • Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Damaged limestone offering niche lintel (Hearst 6-19820); found in GW 16. Sunk relief [Htp-dj-nswt] offering formula (incised from right to left) with sunk relief standing male figure with outstretched arm and starched kilt at left edge of block. Name and title(s) difficult to read, but may contain nfr sign (Sign List F35) and unusually tall striding man with staff (A20); possibly [jAw-nfr] Iaunefer (though written in reverse [nfr-jAw]). Name most likely appears over figure's head, as well as on round drum in lower center of block.

Institutions 1