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Limestone statue of a man, standing, with large wig; inscribed [jmj-r qdw jHA] "overseer of builders, Iha."


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 1039
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    60 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Owner
    Iha (in G 1039)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1905.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp110LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Iha (in G 1039); RELATED SITE(S): G 1039

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iha (in G 1039)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Two limestone standing statues: one inscribed for [jmj-r qdw jHA] overseer of builders, Iha (Cairo JE 37715); other dedicated by Iha [sA=f ir n=f jHA] it is his son who made (it) for him, Iha (Cairo JE 37721); both found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.

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.

Institutions 1