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White limestone offering basin inscribed for [GLYPHS] "overseer of washermen" Senka. Crude incised inscription.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13515
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 3082 debris
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    52 x 37 cm
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Previous Number
    UPM_E.13515
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G55
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    1
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Owner
    Senka (G 3082)
  • Notes
    Object register and Fisher, Minor Cemetery, list provenance of this offering basin as G 3082; however Fisher Diary, p. 86, lists as from G 3071.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3082

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 14

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, pp. 27, 135, pl. 52.3.

Photos 4

People 1

Ancient People

  • Senka (G 3082)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Libation basin (UPM_E13515) inscribed for Senka, identified as [jmj-r Hwjt(?)] overseer of washermen; found displaced in debris in front of G 3082.

Institutions 1