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  • Tomb Owner
    Kai (Kai)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Attested
    Ab (in Kai)
    Ankhnebef (in Kai)
    Bebib (in Kai)
    Hetepkes (in Kai)
    Inti (in Kai)
    Iset (in Kai)
    Iusau (in Kai)
    Kakherptah (in Kai)
    Katep (in Kai)
    Khnumhetep (in Kai)
    Nedjem (in Kai)
    Nedjemi (in Kai)
    Nefer (in Kai)
    Perwy (in Kai)
    Rudj (in Kai)
    Rudjka (in Kai)
    Sekhi (in Kai)
    Seneb (in Kai)
    [...]ai (in Kai)
    [...]tju (in Kai)
  • Other No
    Kai (2)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Remarks
    East of tomb G 7391. Position not marked on plan.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Drawings 1

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 7

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 46-50, figs. 10, 12, 13, 47, pls. XII, XIII.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 194, plan 18 (not marked on plan).

Photos 11

People 22

Ancient People

  • Ab (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, second register, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Ankhnebef (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, second register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Bebib (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false (Turin S.1844) door of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), north outer jamb, fourth register, depicted carrying duck; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Hetepkes (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Inti (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=s] her mother) of unidentified wife (?) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, top register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Iset (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, south inner jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Iusau (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), south jamb, fourth register, depicted carrying sack and staff; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Kai (Kai)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli. Two false doors from mastaba of Kai: primary false door (Turin S.1844), Kai appears on south inner jamb, top register; secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; both found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Kakherptah (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Katep (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, south inner jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Khnumhetep (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, north jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Nedjem (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Brother ([sn] brother) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, south inner jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Nedjemi (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Sister(?) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, south inner jamb, fourth register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Nefer (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA] son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, third register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Perwy (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), north inner jamb, third register, depicted holding cloth; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Rudj (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), south outer jamb, third register, depicted holding basket of offerings; found in situ in mastaba of Kai. Perhaps same individual as Rudjka on same false door, north inner jamb, fourth register.
  • Rudjka (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), north inner jamb, fourth register, depicted holding cloth; found in situ in mastaba of Kai. Perhaps same individual as Rudj on same false door, south outer jamb, third register.
  • Sekhi (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears on secondary false door (Turin S.1845) inscribed for Kai, south jamb, top register; may also appear on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai, north inner jamb, top register (name and figure only partially preserved); both found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • Seneb (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), north outer jamb, third register, depicted carrying goose; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • [...]ai (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (name and figure only partially preserved) on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), south outer jamb, second register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.
  • [...]tju (in Kai)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (name and figure only partially preserved) on primary false door (Turin S.1844) of Kai (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), north outer jamb, second register; found in situ in mastaba of Kai.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.