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Limestone offering stand inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_37732
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Stands
  • Findspot
    G 1452+1453, in front of S false door of S chapel
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    H 85; base diam. 31 cm; upper diam. 28.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57002
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15734
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57002; EMC_SR_2/_15734; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Djedwai (G 1452+1453), George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): G 1452+1453; RELATED MEDIA: B11775_OS, B11816_OS, B11817_OS, B8656_NS, C12049_OS

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Moret, A. Supplement a l'Ancien Empire. Autels et tables d'offrandes. 57001-23. 1908. 15-16.

    Porter and Moss, Bibliography III/I (1974), 64.

Photos 12

People 2

Ancient People

  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1