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Limestone offering basin, with hollow at one end, with crude inscriptions; dedicated to several people by Kai.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_37729
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Passage along E face of G 1107
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    54 x 18 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57006
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15474
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Attested
    Nefer (in G 1107)
    Periu(?) (in G 1107)
    Shepseset (in G 1107)
    Wautes(?) (in G 1107)
    Wep (in G 1107)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Owner
    Kai (in G 1107)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905 JE: Old Kingdom; CG: Dynasty 5-6
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Kai (in G 1107); RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_SP111LR; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp002; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp003; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp013; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp014; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp044; EMC_SR2.12_sp074LR; MFAB_C10452_OS; MFAB_C10453_OS; MFAB_C10451_OS; RELATED SITE(S): G 1107; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57006; EMC_SR_2/15474

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1107

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Moret, A. Supplement a l'Ancien Empire. Autels et tables d'offrandes. 57001-23. 1908. 17-18. Porter and Moss, bibliography III/I (1974), p.178.

Photos 10

People 7

Ancient People

  • Kai (in G 1107)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people, dedicated by Kai, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in passage along east face of G 1107.
  • Nefer (in G 1107)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people (dedicated by ka-priest Kai), identified as [smsw pr] elder of the house; found in passage along east face of G 1107.
  • Periu(?) (in G 1107)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people (dedicated by ka-priest Kai); found in passage along east face of G 1107.
  • Shepseset (in G 1107)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people (dedicated by ka-priest Kai), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in passage along east face of G 1107.
  • Wautes(?) (in G 1107)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people (dedicated by ka-priest Kai); found in passage along east face of G 1107.
  • Wep (in G 1107)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on offering stone (EMC_JE_37729) inscribed for several (presumably related) people (dedicated by ka-priest Kai), identified as [sS] scribe; found in passage along east face of G 1107.

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