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Limestone drum lintel inscribed for the "royal acquaintance, wab-priest of the king's mother" Iymery and his wife Persenet, made by their son, the "juridicial master of reversion-offerings" Rudj.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13527
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 3098, debris above south end of offering chamber
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    82 cm L x 20 cm W
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Previous Number
    UPM_E.13527
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G61
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    19
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Attested
    Rudj (G 3086)
  • Owner
    Iymery (G 3098)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 30

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, pp. 63, 145, pl. 50.6.

Photos 4

People 3

Ancient People

  • Iymery (G 3098)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13525) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [jmj-r wxrt] overseer of the dockyard; fragment of pottery offering stand (UPM_E13545) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery (identified as [rx nswt wab mwt nswt] royal acquaintance, wab-priest of the king's mother) and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); all found in G 3098.
  • Persenet (in G 3098)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife of Iymery (owner of G 3098). Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance (dedicated by her son Rudj, owner of G 3086); limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); found in G 3098.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.

Institutions 1