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Limestone seated statue of Rawer; head and right arm missing; remainder split into three pieces from top to bottom, with left arm loose.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_CG_366
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    G 8988
  • Material
    White limestone
  • Dimensions
    1.14 m
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_8V/851
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Rawer (G 8988)
  • Notes
    Found 1886.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Rawer (G 8988); RELATED SITE(S): G 8988; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_CG_000001-000380_193LR

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 8988

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)

Full Bibliography

  • Borchardt, Ludwig. Statuen und Statuetten von Konigen und Privatleuten im Museum von Kairo, Nr. 1-1294, Teil 1: Text und Tafeln zu Nr. 1-380. Catalogue General des Antiquites Egyptiennes du Musee du Caire 53. Berlin: Reichsdruckerei, 1911, p. 193.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Rawer (G 8988)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 8988. Son of Itisen and Hetepheres. Entrance architrave, lintel and facade inscribed for Rawer, identified as [smr watj Hrj-tp nxb Hm-nTr Hr-jnpw xntj pr Smswt watj aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt sm xrp SnDt xt mnw xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr(-dwAt) Xrj-Hb wa m wrw Hb xrp Hwwt nt mw aD-mr dp Hm-nTr wADt jrj nfr-HAt] sole companion, chief of Nekheb, priest of Horus-Anubis who presides solely over the suite, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', sem-priest, director of the kilt, khet-priest of Min, director of the palace, secretary of the House (of Morning), lector-priest, sole one of the great ones of the festival, director of mansions of mu-textiles(?), administrator of Dep, priest of Wadjet, keeper of the diadem; facade in situ, lintel and architrave fallen in front of entrance to G 8988. Inner door jambs inscribed for Rawer, identified as [jmj-r Xkrw nswt n jswj overseer of the king's ornaments in the two chambers; in situ in G 8988. Inscription along top of eastern wall of serdab 14 with titles [Hm-nTr nxbt Hm-ntr wADt smr watj n(j) mrwt] priest of Nekhbet, priest of Wadjet, sole companion, possessor of love; in situ in G 8988. Rawer appears on alabaster panel (JE 66626) in niche 14, identified as [Hrj-sStA n mdw-nTr] secretary of the sacred writings; in situ in G 8988. Inscribed limestone slab with title [Hm-nTr wADt p dp] priest of Wadjet in Pe and Dep; found displaced in G 8988. Inscribed limestone slab with title [jmj-r wabt] overseer of the wabet; found fallen from wall of first chamber of eastern passage in G 8988. Life-size limestone statue of Rawer, inscribed [jrj nfr-HAt (smsw?) wxrt aAt jr Sn nswt] keeper of the diadem, (elder?) of the great shipyard, royal hairdresser; found in back of second chamber of eastern passage in G 8988. Life-size limestone statue of Rawer, inscribed [jmj-jb n nb=f Hrj-sStA n nswt] he who is in the heart of his lord, secretary of the king; found in situ in serdab 12 of G 8988, along with limestone relief of biographical inscription (JE 66682). A large number of other inscribed statues and fragments of Rawer and his family found throughout G 8988 (including JE 66615, a quartzite "pseudo-group" statue of Rawer, and JE 66625, a limestone statue head of Rawer).

Institutions 1