Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Statue of Minkhaf (OIC_E_10624, Oriental Institute, Chicago); said to be from tomb of Nikauinpu, location unknown, presumed to be at Giza

Details

  • ID
    OIC_NSP_2013_014
  • Department
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; View: Nikauinpu
  • Remarks
    Image filename as received: DSC03518
  • Owner
    Minkhaf (in Nikauinpu)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Minkhaf (in Nikauinpu)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Minkhaf (in Nikauinpu)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks In Cairo in 1920, a group of twenty-six servant statues and their appurtenances, along with four statuettes of the official Nikauinpu and his wife Hemetredjet, were purchased from Nicholas Tano. The tomb of Nikauinpu at Giza was given as the provenance for all. The precise location of this tomb is unknown (perhaps the Western Cemetery?), and it is generally dated to Dynasty 5 or 6. Most of these servant statues are in the collection of the Oriental Museum, Chicago, while one is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Son of Nikauinpu. Statue of kneeling man forming bread loaf (OIC_E_10624, now in Chicago); inscribed on top of base at man's right: "Minkhaf, son of Nikauinpu".
  • Minkhaf (in Nikauinpu)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks In Cairo in 1920, a group of twenty-six servant statues and their appurtenances, along with four statuettes of the official Nikauinpu and his wife Hemetredjet, were purchased from Nicholas Tano. The tomb of Nikauinpu at Giza was given as the provenance for all. The precise location of this tomb is unknown (perhaps the Western Cemetery?), and it is generally dated to Dynasty 5 or 6. Most of these servant statues are in the collection of the Oriental Museum, Chicago, while one is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Son of Nikauinpu. Statue of kneeling man forming bread loaf (OIC_E_10624, now in Chicago); inscribed on top of base at man's right: "Minkhaf, son of Nikauinpu".