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False door lintel from the tomb of Nofer

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Drum lintel from tomb of Nofer, inscribed with his name and titles.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of tomb G 1461. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5, 2400 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 68 kg, 20.3 x 83.8 x 20.3 cm (150 lb., 8 x 33 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3080

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors