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Painted limestone group statue of Weha, his wife Isu, and two sons Khufuseneb and Ity, with names of Weha's father Khikhi and mother Net

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_38671
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    G 2035, Serdab
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    34 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15006
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    Isu (in G 2035)
    Ity (in G 2035)
    Khikhi (in G 2035)
    Khufuseneb (in G 2035)
    Net (in G 2035)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Owner
    Weha (G 2035)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1906
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_SR_2/_15006; RELATED CONTITUENT(S): Weha (G 2035), Isu (in G 2035), Khufuseneb (in G 2035), Ity (in G 2035), Khikhi (in G 2035), Net (in G 2035), George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): G 2035; RELATED MEDIA: B1582_NS, B1583_NS, B619_NS, B701_NS, B732_NS, C1010_NS, C1154_NS, C841_NS, B1532_NS, B898_NS, C1239_NS, C1240_NS, C1241_NS, C1246_NS, C1326_NS, C1327_NS, C1333_NS, C1346_NS, C1391_NS, C1408_NS, C1496_NS, C1588_NS, C1595_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2035

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • PM 3, p. 68: HORNEMANN, Types, vi, pl. 1462; see SMITH Hist. Eg. Sculp. pp. 69-70; Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G95

Photos 26

People 7

Ancient People

  • Isu (in G 2035)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Weha (owner of G 2035). Limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; found in G 2035 serdab.
  • Ity (in G 2035)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Weha (owner of G 2035). Limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; found in G 2035 serdab.
  • Khikhi (in G 2035)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father ([jt=f] his father) of Weha (owner of G 2035). Named in damaged ink inscription on proper right side of seat of limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; found in G 2035 serdab.
  • Khufuseneb (in G 2035)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Weha (owner of G 2035). Limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; found in G 2035 serdab.
  • Net (in G 2035)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Weha (owner of G 2035). Named in damaged ink inscription on proper right side of seat of limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; found in G 2035 serdab.
  • Weha (G 2035)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2035. Limestone seated family group statue (Cairo JE 38671) inscribed for Weha, his wife Isu, and his two sons Khufuseneb and Ity; Weha identified as [sHD ... xntj-S pr-aA] inspector ... of palace attendants of the Great House; found in G 2035 serdab.

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