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Limestone statue of Kapuptah, standing; dedicated by Hehi

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_37716
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Found near G 1174 / G 1177
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    64 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15763
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Hehi (near G 1174 / G 1177)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Kapuptah (near G 1174 / G 1177)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1905. Attribution of this statue to G 1171 in the published references is clearly incorrect. This statue was found in the side of the RR embankment that crossed the Western Cemetery east-west just south of G 1221 and turned north-northeast in the area east of G 1221 (see C10466, dated March 1904, B10742_OS, B10743_OS, dated July 1904), the tracks having been laid on the pre-excavation surface of the cemetery. By the spring of 1905 the east-west section of the embankment had been removed to the area east of G 1221 in the general area of G 1174 / G 1177 (see A11609_OS, where G 1171 can be seen east of G 1221 and west of the embankment). The photo register entries for the in situ photos of this statue originally read "G 1177". Tomb card EG010404 provides the description of a statue probably that of Kapuptah attributed to G 1173 = G 1174. The most that can be said about the provenance of this statue is that it was found "in the area of" G 1174 / G 1177.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp110LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Kapuptah (near G 1174 / G 1177); Hehi (near G 1174 / G 1177); RELATED SITE(S): G 1174; G 1179

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1174

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1177

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 13

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hehi (near G 1174 / G 1177)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone standing statue (Cairo JE 37716) inscribed for Kapuptah, dedicated by Hehi, identified as [snt=f Dt] his sister of the funerary estate; found in RR embankment in area of G 1174 / G 1177 (incorrectly attributed to G 1171 in Porter-Moss III, p. 56).
  • Kapuptah (near G 1174 / G 1177)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone standing statue (Cairo JE 37716) inscribed for Kapuptah (dedicated by Hehi), identified as [jmj-xt sA(w)-pr(w)] under-supervisor of the police; found in RR embankment in area of G 1174 / G 1177 (incorrectly attributed to G 1171 in Porter-Moss III, p. 56).

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