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Six limestone frieze fragments with names and titles of Rawer [I]


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 5270, originally from above serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    40 x 606 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Rawer [I] (G 5270)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1913.
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_SR_2/_14799; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Rawer [I] (G 5270); RELATED SITE(S): G 5270; RELATED MEDIA: AEOS_I_5452, AEOS_I_5455, AEOS_I_54527, o_neg_nr_0054, o_neg_nr_0069, o_neg_nr_0071, o_neg_nr_0180

Full Bibliography

  • Porter-Moss, p. 158; Junker, Giza III, Taf. xiii [a], Abb. 11, 42 [a], p. 222; see Moret in Ä.Z. 52 (1914), pp. 88-9 (corrected by JUNKER, Gîza, iii, pp. 119-22); MASPERO, Guide, p. 30 [60] (called Neuserre).

Photos 9

People 2

Ancient People

  • Rawer [I] (G 5270)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5270. Base of limestone statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 8544) and fragments of frieze-text originally from over serdab (Cairo JE 43965) inscribed for Rawer, identified as [sS a n nswt rx nswt sS n Xrt-a nswt sS a n nswt xft-Hr] royal document scribe, royal acquaintance, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe in the presence; found in G 5270. Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, depicted as young boy standing in front of his parents); in situ in G 4940.

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1