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Limestone offering basin with name of Shenwy, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw nswt rx nswt jrj sSrw n pr-aA] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, inspector of royal wab-priests, royal acquaintance, keeper of the linen of the Great House.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_7779
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 1351
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    10.5 x 17 x 25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57003
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15472
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_37731
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Shenwy (G 1351)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905 JE: Old Kingdom; CG: Dynasty 5-6
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Shenwy (G 1351); RELATED SITE(S): G 1351; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_SP111LR; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp002; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp009; EMC_CG_057001-057023_sp043; EMC_SR2.12_sp074LR; MFAB_C11980_OS; MFAB_C11981_OS; MFAB_B11795_OS; MFAB_C11097_OS; MFAB_C11096_OS; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57003; EMC_SR_S/15472

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1351

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Moret, A. Supplement a l'Ancien Empire. Autels et tables d'offrandes. 57001-23. 1908. 17.

    Porter and Moss, Bibliography III/I (1974), p. 62.

Photos 11

People 2

Ancient People

  • Shenwy (G 1351)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 1351. Limestone offering basin (Cairo JE 37731 = CG 57003) inscribed for Shenwy, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw nswt rx nswt jrj sSrw n pr-aA] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, inspector of royal wab-priests, royal acquaintance, keeper of the linen of the Great House; found in situ in G 1351.

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.