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Painted limestone standing pair statue of Imsetka and his wife Khuibauinu. Inscribed on the base: [GLYPHS] [jmj-r st xntj-S pr-aA [j]m[j]stk[A]] "overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, Imsetka."


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 4351, Serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H 56 x L 28 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 or First Intermediate Period
  • Owner
    Imsetka (G 4351)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    Khuitbauinu (in G 4351)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1913. Listed in JE as from Dynasty 4, but Porter-Moss says First Intermediate Period.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hermann Junker; Imsetka (G 4351); Khuitbauinu (in G 4351); RELATED SITE(S): G 4351; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_IX_Sp002-003LR; KHM_AEOS_I_5388; KHM_AEOS_I_5389; KHM_AEOS_I_5407; KHM_o_neg_nr_0306; KHM_AEOS_I_5391; KHM_AEOS_I_5404

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4351

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 8

People 3

Ancient People

  • Imsetka (G 4351)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4351. Architectural elements (chapel entrance lintel and door jambs) and false door (Leipzig 3136) inscribed for Imsetka, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r prwy-aHAw wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of the two Houses of Weapons, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; found in G 4351. Standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43960) inscribed for Imsetka and Khuitbauinu; Imsetka identified as [jmj-r st xntj-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 4351 serdab.
  • Khuitbauinu (in G 4351)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Imsetka (owner of G 4351). Standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43960) inscribed for Imsetka and Khuitbauinu; found in situ in G 4351 serdab. Also appears on chapel entrance east door jamb, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht swt nbt] priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore in all her places; in situ in G 4351.

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1