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Block of limestone relief in two pieces; heker frieze at top, below which is a figure of Khaemwaset kneeling, receiving water from the goddess of the sycamore; at bottom, standing figures of Ptahemwia (son of Khaemwaset) and his wife, arms raised in adoration.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    150 x 75 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Period
    New Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Khaemwaset (Khaemwaset)
  • Attested
    Ptahemwia (in Khaemwaset)
    [...]ia (in Khaemwaset)
  • Notes
    Provenance listed in TR as Saqqara (Jeremie), but see Zivie, BIFAO 76 (1976).

Full Bibliography

  • Zivie, BIFAO 76 (1976), pp. 18-20, pl. VII.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khaemwaset (Khaemwaset)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of tomb in the Nezlet Batran area, likely destroyed in the 1880s. Owner of several blocks of relief in the Cairo Museum: EMC_TR_1.7.24.3, EMC_TR_12.6.24.20, EMC_TR_1.7.24.6, EMC_TR_3.7.24.1, EMC_TR_27.6.24.9, and EMC_TR_27.6.24.11
  • Ptahemwia (in Khaemwaset)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Khaemwaset, shown on block of relief in the Cairo Museum (EMC_TR_1.7.24.3), identified as [mDH nswt] royal carpenter
  • [...]ia (in Khaemwaset)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ptahemwia; attested on block EMC_TR_1.7.24.3, identified as [nbt pr] mistress of the house.

Institutions 1