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Alabaster sacred oils tablet, inscribed for Werka, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance. Photograph: yes.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 1309 A
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    9.5 x 6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Owner
    Werka (G 1309)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; Werka (G 1309); RELATED SITE(S): G 1309; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XV_Sp140LR; MFAB_B9114B_NS; MFAB_B9115_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1309

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Werka (G 1309)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Alabaster offering stone (Hearst 6-19755) inscribed for Werka, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; found in situ in front of remains of false door in G 1309. Alabaster offering table top (Cairo JE 72145 = CG 57037) inscribed for Werka, identified as on offering stone; found in G 1309 A. Alabaster sacred oils tablet (Cairo JE 72146) inscribed for Werka, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 1309 A, in coffin.

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