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Three fitting fragments of limestone architrave inscribed for the "royal acquaintance, priest of Khnum-Khufu" Semerka. Illustration: yes.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13530
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 3020, debris of chapel
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    31 cm L x 30.5 cm W
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Previous Number
    UPM_E.13530
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G16
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G17
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G18
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    22
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Semerka (G 3020)
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Notes
    According to object register, fragments found separately: top (CSF_exc_G18): G 3020 pit B, debris; left (CSF_exc_G16): street between G 3010 and G 3020, in sand; bottom (CSF_exc_G17): debris over G 3020, near S end.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 16

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, pp. 96, 146-147, pl. 50.1.

Photos 7

People 1

Ancient People

  • Semerka (G 3020)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3020. Fragment of architrave (UPM_E13530) inscribed for Semerka, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr Xnmw-xwfw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khnum-Khufu; found in debris of G 3020 chapel. May be same individual as Semerka (in G 3031).

Institutions 1