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Painted limestone seated statue of Khesefi, with child between his legs


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 2036, chapel
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    39 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Owner
    Khesefi (G 2036)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1906
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_SR_2/_15013; RELATED CONTITUENT(S): Khesefi (G 2036), George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): G 2036; RELATED MEDIA: B1581_NS, B920_NS, B924_NS, B931_NS, C819_NS, C828_NS, B1533_NS, C1024_NS, C1237_NS, C1238_NS, C1242_NS, C1243_NS, C1331_NS, C1385_NS, C1386_NS, C1387_NS, C1388_NS, C1390_NS, C1392_NS, C1393A_NS, C1394_NS, C1395_NS, C1396_NS, C1397_NS, C1441_NS, C1455_NS, C1490_NS, C1541_NS, C1544_NS, C1594_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2036

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • PM 3, p. 68: HORNEMANN, Types, v, pl. 1180; see SMITH, Hist. Eg. Sculp. p. 70. Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G96

Photos 34

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khesefi (G 2036)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2036. False door inscribed for Khesefi, identified as [jmj-r nst Hm-kA] overseer of the throne, ka-priest; in situ in G 2036. Limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 38672), with small (unidentified) female figure between legs, inscribed for Khesefi, identified as [jmj-r pr-Haww] overseer of the house of haw-boats; found in G 2036 chapel.

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