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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Guides to the "Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts at Vienna"
  • Year Published
    1931
  • Citation Text
    Junker, Hermann. The Offering Room of Prince Kaninisut. Vienna: Kunsthistorisches Museum, 1931.
  • Publisher
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Author
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Individual - Ancient
    Horwer (in G 2155)
    Kaninisut [III] (G 2156a)
    Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)
    Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)
    Neferhanisut (in G 2155)
    Wadjethetep (in G 2155)
    Wehemka (D 117)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Finds 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Horwer (in G 2155)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing with his brother and sister in front of his parents), and north wall (standing behind his father); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaninisut [III] (G 2156a)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2156a. May appear (name not preserved) in poorly preserved chapel relief (west wall, north of false door, seated at offering table); in situ in G 2156a. Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156), grandson of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his father Kaninisut [II], west wall (north end of compartment offering list), and twice on chapel entrance south door jamb (censing and handing lotus to seated figure of his father), identified in all places as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2156. Probable father of Irienre (owner, along with Ankhemre, of Irienre & Ankhemre, unnumbered mastaba, assigned numbers G 2156b and G 2156c, excavated by Junker). Appears on north false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 8013) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; false door found in situ in mastaba of Irienre & Ankhemre chapel.
  • Kaninisut [II] (G 2156)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2156. Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), father of Kaninisut [III] (probable owner of G 2156a). Chapel entrance drum lintel and door jambs inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma nj-nst-xntt Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-sStA nb=f Hm-nTr xwfw] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, priest of Maat, secretary of his lord, priest of Khufu; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, seated at offering table), identified as [wr mdw Sma rx nswt] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2156. Limestone offering stone (MFA 12.1513) inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma nj-nst-xntt Hm-nTr xwfw Hrj-sStA] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, priest of Khufu, secretary; found in street east of G 2160, probably originally from G 2156. Limestone cornice (33-1-77) inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [wr mdw Sma] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt; found in G 2200 (= G 5080) B, probably originally from G 2156. Also appears in chapel relief in tomb of his father Kaninisut [I], west wall (between false doors, standing with his brother and sister in front of his parents), identified as [kAn[j]nswt nDs] Kaninisut the Younger; chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2155. Father of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156). Chapel entrance north and south door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Kaninisut; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, between false doors, north wall, and east wall, over chapel entrance); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Neferhanisut (in G 2155)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing behind her husband, and panel of relief north of north false door, top register [facing right]); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wadjethetep (in G 2155)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f n Xt=f] his daughter of his body) of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing with her brothers in front of her parents); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Wehemka (D 117)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of D 117. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel and south false door inscribed for Wehemka; also appears in chapel relief (west, north, south, east walls); identified variously as [rx nswt sS pr-mDAt sS nfrw jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, scribe of the library, scribe of recruits, steward; chapel (Hildesheim 2970) found in situ in D 117. Also appears three times in chapel relief of tomb of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155), twice on west wall (panel of relief south of south false door, top register; between false doors, top register of scribes, first figure on right), and north wall (top register, first figure on left), identified as [sS pr-mDAt] scribe of the library (on panel of relief south of south false door) and [jmj-r pr] steward (on north and west walls); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1