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Upper part of limestone stela. At top, Osiris and Isis adored by [GLYPHS] [HArbs] Harbes and [GLYPHS] [pAfTAwmawjSw] Paftjaumawishu. Remains of six lines of inscription relate to a purchase of land from (?) Psamtik I.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
    Giza, Isis Temple
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H 32 x L 30 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
  • Owner
    Harbes (in Isis Temple)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    Paftjaumawishu (in Isis Temple)
    Psamtik I
  • Notes
    Found January 15, [1888?]
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_IV_Sp344-345lr; EMC_TR_VII_Sp277-278lr; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_TR_3.3.25.6; RELATED SITE(S): Isis Temple; RELATED CONSITUENT(S): Harbes (in Isis Temple); Paftjaumawishu (in Isis Temple); Psamtik I

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Harbes (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Paftjaumawishu and Shepeniset. Appears kneeling on an inscribed block of relief (26-1-1244 = MFA 31.250) from north wall of Isis temple, room A (=chapel of Harbes); identified on another (still in situ) as [smr xrp aH] companion, director of the palace. Limestone offering stone (26-1-138) inscribed for Harbes. Also mentioned on fragment (lower part) of limestone seated statue (26-1-237) inscribed for mother Shepeniset, identified as [jmj-r st qbHw rx nswt] overseer of the department of libationers(?), royal acquaintance; found in Isis temple, room S.
  • Paftjaumawishu (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Harbes. Named in inscription on north wall of Isis temple, room A (=chapel of Harbes), and on fragment (lower part) of limestone seated statue (26-1-237) inscribed for wife Shepeniset; found in Isis temple, room S.
  • Psamtik I

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_IV_Sp344-345LR; RELATED SITE(S): Isis Temple

Institutions 1