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Alabaster circular offering stone inscribed for Iymery; inscription around the edge, with offering-list across Htp sign in center. Photograph: yes.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Iymery [I], chapel
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    JE: Diam. 38 cm; CG: Diam. 37.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Iymery [I] (Iymery [I])
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1928-1929. CG lists findspot as burial chamber, on ground of south wall; however, findspot of chapel seems to be correct: see plan in Junker, Giza X, p. 144 fig. 52 and in situ photos KHM_o_neg_nr_0595, KHM_o_neg_nr_0602, and KHM_o_neg_nr_0603.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hermann Junker; Iymery [I] (Iymery [I]); RELATED SITE(S): Iymery [I]; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XI_Sp128-129LR; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp004; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp021; EMC_CG_057024-057049_sp047; EMC_SR2.1_sp041LR; KHM_o_neg_nr_0595; KHM_o_neg_nr_0602; KHM_o_neg_nr_0603; KHM_o_neg_nr_0352; KHM_o_neg_nr_0361; KHM_o_neg_nr_0362; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57032; EMC_SR_2/470

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. GÓza 10. Der Friedhof s_dlich der Cheopspyramide: Westteil. Bericht _ber die von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien auf gemeinsame Kosten mit Dr. Wilhelm Pelizaeus unternommenen Grabungen auf dem Friedhof des Alten Reiches bei den Pyramiden von Giza. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 74, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1951, pl. 22a.

Photos 11

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iymery [I] (Iymery [I])

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Iymery [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Offering stone (Cairo JE 53151) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [wab nswt sHD sSw a nswt pr-HD sHD sSw sSr nswt] royal wab-priest, inspector of royal document scribes of the treasury, inspector of scribes of the royal linen; found in situ in mastaba of Iymery [I] chapel.

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1