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Limestone private statue of squatting man, [GLYPHS] Khnumwerkau, (1908) no. 25 (= published no. 43) from Menkaure valley temple (front): Egyptian Museum, Cairo JE 41978. [Image also known as: C1789_NS]

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C4556_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: Menkaure valley temple
  • Date
    May 1910
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: orientation and identification verified; object not registered (no registration records from this date)
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)
  • Owner
    Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone statue of squatting man (1908 no. 25 = published no. 43 = Cairo JE 41978) inscribed for Khnumwerkau, [rn=f nfr] his good name Iku, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb smsw Hrj-sStA n xtmt-nTr Spss nswt jmj-r st xntjw-S(?) pr-aA] sole companion, senior lector-priest, secretary of the god's treasure, noble of the king, overseer of the department of palace attendants(?) of the Great House; found in Menkaure valley temple (MVT / corridor III-4). Possibly same individual as Werkauba Iku (G 2383).
  • Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone statue of squatting man (1908 no. 25 = published no. 43 = Cairo JE 41978) inscribed for Khnumwerkau, [rn=f nfr] his good name Iku, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb smsw Hrj-sStA n xtmt-nTr Spss nswt jmj-r st xntjw-S(?) pr-aA] sole companion, senior lector-priest, secretary of the god's treasure, noble of the king, overseer of the department of palace attendants(?) of the Great House; found in Menkaure valley temple (MVT / corridor III-4). Possibly same individual as Werkauba Iku (G 2383).
  • Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Limestone statue of squatting man (1908 no. 25 = published no. 43 = Cairo JE 41978) inscribed for Khnumwerkau, [rn=f nfr] his good name Iku, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb smsw Hrj-sStA n xtmt-nTr Spss nswt jmj-r st xntjw-S(?) pr-aA] sole companion, senior lector-priest, secretary of the god's treasure, noble of the king, overseer of the department of palace attendants(?) of the Great House; found in Menkaure valley temple (MVT / corridor III-4). Possibly same individual as Werkauba Iku (G 2383).

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Photographer
    • 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.