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Red granite [sarcophagus] of Kawab; lid inscribed. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_54937
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    G 7110-7120: pit G 7120 A
  • Material
    Granite
  • Dimensions
    Height: 91 cm Width: 106 cm Length: 225 cm Thickness: lid: 25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_24-12-1204
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_GB/121
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_54937)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/19/1924
  • Owner
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Registered as EMC_JE_54937a (sarcophagus) and EMC_JE_54937b (lid).
  • Remarks
    Fragments 24-12-455 belong to this sarcophagus.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 6, pl. 10a-b, fig. 8.

Photos 21

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).

Institutions 1