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Limestone slab stela of Ini, identified as [xrp mrw jHw rx nswt] director of cattle pastures, royal acquaintance; shown sitting in front of an offering table with offering formula.


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    G 1235, E face
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    53.0 x 42.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Catalogue General number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Port Said National Museum number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Owner
    Ini (G 1235)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; Ini; RELATED SITE(S): Cemetery 1200; Ini; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_37727; EMC_CG_57127 BIS; EMC_SR_2.15005; PSNM_P_4083

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1235

    • 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 28

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ini (G 1235)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1235. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37727 = CG 57127 bis = Port Said National Museum P 4082) inscribed for Ini, identified as [xrp mrw jHw rx nswt] director of cattle pastures, royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1235. Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19798) inscribed for Ini, identified as [xrp nrw] director of herdsmen; found in G 1235.

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.