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Cemetery G 1400: G 1452+1453: G 1453, Djedwai, S chapel, limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) and rectangular offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) inscribed for Djedwai in situ in front of S niche, looking SSW

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_B11817_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1452+1453
  • Date
    1905
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: description expanded based on image content; objects not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906); Hearst numbers verified; Cairo JE number verified
  • Photographer
    Arthur Cruttenden Mace, British, 1874–1928
  • Tomb Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Attested
    Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 3

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Djedwai (owner, along with Kaninisut, of G 1452+1453). Appears on north and south false door tablets, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel).
  • Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Djedwai (owner, along with Kaninisut, of G 1452+1453). Appears on north and south false door tablets, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel).
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.

Modern People

  • Arthur Cruttenden Mace

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1874–1928
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.