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False door of Khufuankh

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Limestone false door from the mastaba of Khufuankh, G 4520

Provenance

From Giza G 4520. March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 296 x 183 cm, 7257.5 kg (116 9/16 x 72 1/16 in., 15999.9 lb.)

Accession Number

21.3081

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors