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Secondary limestone false door of Kai; lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Kai, identified as "royal acquaintance"; jambs decorated in registers of named figures; on south jamb named figures include: Sekhi, Ab, Nefer, Kakherptah; on north jamb named figures include: Inti, Ankhnebef, Khnumhetep, Hetepkes. // Falsa porta secondaria della Mastaba di Kai. L'iscrizione sull'architrave e sul tamburo riporta il nome del defunto: "consciuto del re, Kai". Sui montanti sono raffiguarti I membri della sua famiglia.

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1845
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Kai
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    176.5 x 42 x 18 cm.; Volume: 0.14 cu. m.; Weight: 364 kg.
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ab (in Kai)
    Ankhnebef (in Kai)
    Hetepkes (in Kai)
    Inti (in Kai)
    Kakherptah (in Kai)
    Khnumhetep (in Kai)
    Nefer (in Kai)
    Sekhi (in Kai)
  • Owner
    Kai (Kai)
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Kai

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Ballerini, Francesco, Notizia sommaria degli scavi della Missione archeologica italiana in Egitto (1903), (manoscritto riprodotto), [non pubbl.], [1903], p. 49 n. 2, p. 51 n. 1

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichit√° E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 49-50, fig. 13, pl. XIII.

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 194

Photos 4

People 9

Ancient People

  • Ab (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, second register, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Ankhnebef (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, second register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Hetepkes (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Inti (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=s] her mother) of unidentified wife (?) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, top register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Kai (Kai)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli. Two false doors from mastaba of Kai: primary false door (Turin S.1844), Kai appears on south inner jamb, top register; secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; both found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Kakherptah (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Khnumhetep (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Nefer (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA] son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Sekhi (in Kai)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, top register; may also appear on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, north inner jamb, top register (name and figure only partially preserved); both found in situ in mastaba of Kai.

Institutions 1