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Limestone offering basin inscribed for the "inspector of wab-priests" Neferes[...]. Roughly incised inscription.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13544
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Cemetery G 3000, surface debris (or G 3097, in situ?)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    33 cm L x 20 cm W
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G29
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    39
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Neferes[...]
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Notes
    Fisher, Minor Cemetery, and object card for UPM_E13544 lists provenance as "found in surface debris, exact position in cemetery not recorded"; however, Fisher object register entry for G29 lists provenance as "[G 3097], in situ", as does Fisher diary page 59.

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 14

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, p. 155, pl. 47.3.

Photos 7

People 1

Ancient People

  • Neferes[...]

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13544) roughly inscribed for Neferes[...], identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; found in surface debris of Cemetery G 3000, but exact position in cemetery not recorded.

Institutions 1