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Fragment of the false door of Neferi

This fragment of the false door of Neferi is the lower right corner. It includes portions of the inner and outer jambs and central niche. The outer jamb contains the lower part of the standing figure of Neferi facing left, holding a long staff and kherep scepter. The inner jamb contains the...

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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, late dynasty 5–dynasty 6, 2450–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1515

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele