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Limestone statue of Sames, seated


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 1104, serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    52 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Sames (G 1104)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1905.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp110LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Sames (G 1104); RELATED SITE(S): G 1104

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sames (G 1104)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 1104. Limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37717) inscribed for Sames, identified as [rx nswt sHD wjA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the boat; found in situ in G 1104 serdab.

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