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Limestone architrave inscribed for the "royal acquaintance" Semerka. Inscription in faded black paint.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13536
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 3031, debris at bottom of shaft B
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    29.2 x 91.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G59
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    28
  • 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
    Semerka (in G 3031)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 16

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, p. 148, pl. 49.3.

Photos 5

People 1

Ancient People

  • Semerka (in G 3031)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone lintel with painted inscription (UPM_E13536) inscribed for Semerka, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found displaced In debris at bottom of G 3031shaft B. May be same individual as Semerka, owner of G 3020.

Institutions 1