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Limestone standing statue of Mededi, in half-relief with large back panel; Mededi facing forward, legs straight, arms straight at sides, holding rolls; short kilt with girdle; heavy wig. Identified as [GLYPHS] [rx nswt jmj-xt xrp n mSa] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor of the director of the expedition. Front of base separate piece. Rather coarse modelling, afterwards finished with stucco; nose broken.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_1209
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    G 3093, offering room
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    126.0 x 37.0 x 43.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_46494
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15971
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G22
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    4
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Owner
    Mededi (G 3093)
  • Notes
    From excavations of Clarence Fisher.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Clarence Fisher; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_46494; EMC_SR_2.15971

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 23

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924.

Photos 8

People 2

Ancient People

  • Mededi (G 3093)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3093. Standing statue (Cairo 46494) of Mededi, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt xrp n mSa] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor of the director of the expedition; found in situ in G 3093. Also appears on northern jamb of false door (Cairo 46495) inscribed for his wife Khakhenmet, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor; found in situ in G 3093.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.