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Limestone offering basin, inscribed for Semerka


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 2009, offering room
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    36 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Owner
    Semerka (in G 2009)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1906
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; Semerka (in G 2009); RELATED SITE(S): G 2009; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp159LR; MFAB_C826_NS; MFAB_C993_NS; MFAB_C1525_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 2

Ancient People

  • Semerka (in G 2009)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone offering basin (Cairo JE 38674) inscribed for Semerka, identified as [xntj-S] palace attendant; found in G 2009 chapel.

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