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Limestone slab stela of [GLYPHS] [sA nswt k-m-aH] "king's son Kaemah." Shows Kaemah before a table and offering list; damaged.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_12310
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    G 1223, E face
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    53.0 x 37.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_37725
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57128
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15786
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Owner
    Kaemah (G 1223)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; K3-m-ch; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_37725; EMC_SR_2.15786

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven & Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University & University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003.

Photos 29

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kaemah (G 1223)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1223. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37725 = CG 57128) inscribed for Kaemah, identified as [jmj-r sAw Sma wr mDw Sma sA nswt] overseer of the phyles of Upper Egypt, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 1223.

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.