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Painted limestone standing pair statue of Mesi and his wife Sesesekh


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 2009, serdab
  • Material
    Painted limestone
  • Dimensions
    73 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Mid Dynasty 5
  • Attested
    Sesesekh (in G 2009)
  • Owner
    Mesi (G 2009)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1906
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; Mesi (G 2009); Sesesekh (in G 2009); RELATED SITE(S): G 2009; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp159LR; MFAB_A519_NS; MFAB_A520_NS; MFAB_A521_NS; MFAB_A522_NS; MFAB_B1574_NS; MFAB_B655_NS; MFAB_B689_NS; MFAB_C1008_NS; MFAB_A6046_NS; MFAB_B1518_NS; MFAB_B1519_NS; MFAB_B1520_NS; MFAB_B1521_NS; MFAB_B1522_NS; MFAB_B1523_NS; MFAB_B1524_NS; MFAB_B1525_NS; MFAB_B1526_NS; MFAB_B1527_NS; MFAB_B1528_NS; MFAB_B1529_NS; MFAB_C1152_NS; MFAB_C1247_NS; MFAB_C1249_NS; MFAB_C1250_NS; MFAB_C1253_NS; MFAB_C1283_NS; MFAB_C1286_NS; MFAB_C1302_NS; MFAB_C1399_NS; MFAB_C1405_NS; MFAB_C1406_NS; MFAB_C1407_NS; MFAB_C1409_NS; MFAB_C1410_NS; MFAB_C1429_NS; MFAB_C1457_NS; MFAB_C1464_NS; MFAB_C1466_NS; MFAB_C1467_NS; MFAB_C1471_NS; MFAB_C1639_NS; MFAB_C1657_NS; MFAB_C1675_NS; MFAB_C998_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 3

Ancient People

  • Mesi (G 2009)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2009. Limestone standing pair statue (Cairo JE 38670) inscribed for Mesi and his wife Sesesekh; Mesi identified as [xntj-S] palace attendant; found in situ in G 2009 serdab.
  • Sesesekh (in G 2009)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Mesi (owner of G 2009). Limestone standing pair statue (Cairo JE 38670) inscribed for Mesi and his wife Sesesekh (or Senenu; correct spelling of name in question); Sesesekh identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr m swt nb xntj-S] priestess of Hathor in all her places, palace attendant; found in situ in G 2009 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