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Fragment of false door of Neferi

This fragment is the top half of the false door of Neferi. The door consists of two jambs, a lintel, central niche and panel. In the panel Neferi is seated before the table of offerings. There are two lines of incised hieroglyphs above the table enumerating the offerings of a thousand jugs of...

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Provenance

From Giza, found partly in front of G 2180 (=G 4990) and partly in front of G 2200 (=G 5080). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1393

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors