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Inscribed limestone offering basin of Kaemib


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Northeast of G 5270
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    9.4 x 26.8 x 23.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Kaemib (near G 5270)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Kaemib (near G 5270), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): G 5270

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5270

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin, Karl. Reliefs des Alten Reiches und verwandte Denkmäler. Teil 3. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 8. Mit Beiträgen von Peter Kaplony. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1980, pp. 24-26.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kaemib (near G 5270)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Offering basin (Hildesheim 2406) inscribed for Kaemib, identified as [wr mDw Sma jmj-r sAw Sma smr watj xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-aA jmj-r wpwt n aS] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, overseer of phyles of Upper Egypt, sole companion, director of the palace, secretary of the Great House, overseer of commisions of cedar-wood; found northeast of G 5270.

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