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False door of Inty

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Limestone "false door" of Inty, Priestess of Hathor. At top seated figure smelling flower, and the rest hieroglyphic inscriptions =hand drawn mark= PDM: JARCE


From Giza, Street G 7700 in radim east of tomb G 7753. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1931: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, early to mid Dynasty 5, 2465–2350 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt


Overall: 15.2 x 119.4 x 61 cm, 355.6 kg (6 x 47 x 24 in., 784 lb.) Framed (Steel channel frame with angle securements for wall / lifting): 130.8 x 78.1 x 29.2 cm (51 1/2 x 30 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, False doors