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Limestone offering basin, inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat. Illustration: yes, with glyphs.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_46497
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 3086, in main chamber before central false door
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    JE: 25.8 x 36.2 cm; CG: 36.5 x 25.8 x 13.5 cm (other side gives 36 x 25 x 12.8 cm)
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57042
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15391
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G41
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    13
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Owner
    Rudj (G 3086)
  • Attested
    Mesat (in G 3086)
  • Notes
    From excavations of Clarence Fisher. Registered in JE December 27, 1919.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_IX_Sp284-285LR; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp006; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp032; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp052; EMC_SR2.12_sp067LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Clarence Stanley Fisher; Rudj (G 3086); Mesat (in G 3086); RELATED SITE(S): G 3086; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57042; EMC_SR_2/15391

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 31

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924.

Photos 13

People 3

Ancient People

  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1