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Limestone standing statue of a man called Iha with left leg forward, wearing a short wig, wide collar and a kilt; his arms along the body; inscriptions beside his left feet; part of the plinth is broken; painted.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_11843
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    G 1039, vestibule
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    56.5 x 17.0 x 29.2 cm; 13780 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_37721
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15826
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Owner
    Iha (in G 1039)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_37721; EMC_SR_2.15826

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 32

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iha (in G 1039)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Two limestone standing statues: one inscribed for [jmj-r qdw jHA] overseer of builders, Iha (Cairo JE 37715); other dedicated by Iha [sA=f ir n=f jHA] it is his son who made (it) for him, Iha (Cairo JE 37721); both found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.

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.