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Limestone false door tablet of Seshathetep Heti. From southern(?) false door. He and his wife Hepetka(?) sit facing each other over an offering table.

Details

  • ID
    OIC_E_13546
  • Department
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    G 5150
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    525 x 370 x 120 mm
  • Credit Line
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Accession Number
    636
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Object owned by
    The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hepetka (in G 5150)
  • Owner
    Seshathetep Heti (G 5150)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hepetka (in G 5150)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated; may be mother or wife) in chapel relief in tomb of Seshathetep Heti (owner of G 5150), south false door, north inner jamb, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr Nt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Neith, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 5150. Limestone false door tablet (OIC_E_13546, now in Chicago) of Seshathetep Heti. He and Hepetka(?) sit facing each other over an offering table. Findspot unrecorded, presumably from southern(?) false door.
  • Seshathetep Heti (G 5150)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5150. Seshathetep, called Heti. Chapel entrance lintel and door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Seahathetep; also appears in chapel relief (west, north, south, and east walls); identified as [sA nswt n Xt=f smr xrp aH wt jnpw Xrj-Hb wr mDw Sma rx nswt Hrj-sStA kAt nb nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt] king's son of his body, companion, director of the palace, embalmer of Anubis, lector-priest, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, secretary of all royal works, overseer of all royal works; most in situ in G 5150. Fragmentary limestone standing pair statue of man and woman (KHM Vienna ÄS 7788) inscribed for [sA nswt n Xt=f smsw jrj-pat tAjtj sAb TAtj wr (mDw Sma) wr mAw jwnw xrp tjst bjtj aA dwAw wn r (Hm-nTr) xntjxm Hm-nTr bA n anpt Hm-nTr Hr stX xrp mrwt Sma mHw Hm-nTr BAstt Hm-nTr Ssmtt wa wrw Hb sS mDAt-nTr smsw snwt jmj-r kAt nbt nswt] eldest king's son of his body, hereditary prince, chief justice and vizier, great one (of the tens of Upper Egypt), greatest of the seers of Iunu, director of the tjst-companions of the king of Lower Egypt, assistant of (the god) Duau, opener of the mouth, (priest of) Khenty-khem, priest of Ba-anpet, priest of Horus and Seth, director of singers of Upper and Lower Egypt, priest of Bastet, priest of Seshmetet, unique one among the great ones of the festival, scribe of the divine book, elder of the snwt-house, overseer of all royal works (names not preserved), possibly representing Seshathetep Heti and his wife, or his parents; found in G 5150 (part of statue found in shaft, part found in serdab). Limestone false door tablet (OIC_E_13546, now in Chicago) of Seshathetep Heti. He and his wife Hepetka(?) sit facing each other over an offering table. Findspot unrecorded, presumably from southern(?) false door.

Institutions 1