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Fragments of chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Meruka (mentioning his father Kakherptah) from mastaba of Meruka (in packing crate): Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim 3049

Details

  • ID
    KHM_AEOS_II_2791
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: Meruka
  • Remarks
    Meruka: unnumbered mastaba immediately S of G 2000 (= Lepsius 23) with shafts numbered S 2233, S 2234, S 2235, S 2237, S 2239, S 2246 (excavated by H. Junker).
  • Photographer
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Tomb Owner
    Meruka (Meruka)
  • Attested
    Kakherptah (in Meruka)
  • Owner
    Meruka (Meruka)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Meruka (Meruka)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Meruka

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Kakherptah (in Meruka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Meruka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Named on entrance lintel (Hildesheim 3049), identified as [smsw ht] elder of the hall; found in mastaba of Meruka.
  • Meruka (Meruka)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker. Architectural elements, including architrave and pillars of pillared portico, and chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 3049) inscribed for Meruka, identified as [rx nswt smsw ht wab nswt xwfw Hm-nTr] royal acquaintance, elder of the hall, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; architrave and pillars in situ and entrance lintel found in mastaba of Meruka. Also appears on north false door (?) lintel (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Cleveland 20.1994), and south false door tablet (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Yale 1937.214); found in mastaba of Meruka (excavated in 1902 by Ballard).
  • Meruka (Meruka)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker. Architectural elements, including architrave and pillars of pillared portico, and chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 3049) inscribed for Meruka, identified as [rx nswt smsw ht wab nswt xwfw Hm-nTr] royal acquaintance, elder of the hall, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; architrave and pillars in situ and entrance lintel found in mastaba of Meruka. Also appears on north false door (?) lintel (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Cleveland 20.1994), and south false door tablet (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Yale 1937.214); found in mastaba of Meruka (excavated in 1902 by Ballard).
  • Meruka (Meruka)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker. Architectural elements, including architrave and pillars of pillared portico, and chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 3049) inscribed for Meruka, identified as [rx nswt smsw ht wab nswt xwfw Hm-nTr] royal acquaintance, elder of the hall, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; architrave and pillars in situ and entrance lintel found in mastaba of Meruka. Also appears on north false door (?) lintel (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Cleveland 20.1994), and south false door tablet (formerly in Dattari Collection, now Yale 1937.214); found in mastaba of Meruka (excavated in 1902 by Ballard).

Institutions 1