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Limestone false door tablet of Kai and Neferseshem, depicted seated opposite each other at offering table; Kai identified as "royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest", Neferseshem identified as "royal acquaintance". // Tabella centrale di una falsa porta. Sono raffigurati, al centro, il defunto Kai, che porta I titoli di "conosciuto del re" e "sacerdote puro del re", e la moglie Nefer-seshem, seduti l'uno di fronte all'altra, separati da una piccola tavola d'offerta. Riferimento oggetti dello stesso complesso: S. 1855; S. 1856; S. 1854; S. 1870; S. 1857; S. 1867; S. 1853; S. 1873.

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1850/1
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Giza (provenance unknown)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    36 x 54 x 12 cm.
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Owner
    Kai
    Neferseshem

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichit√° E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p. 96, pl. XXVIIb.

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 177

    Schiaparelli, Ernesto, Inventario manoscritto, n. 1850

Photos 4

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kai

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Appears seated with wife Neferseshem on false door tablet (Turin S.1850/1), identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; found by Schiaparelli, exact provenance unknown.
  • Neferseshem

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Appears seated with husband Kai on false door tablet (Turin S.1850/1), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found by Schiaparelli, exact provenance unknown.

Institutions 1