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False door stele of Senwehem

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Relief stele of Sen-Wehem. Lintel, two jambs, log lintel, and door panel, all inscribed. Serdab slit under log lintel. Lower part missing.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2132. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 184.2 x 80 x 27.9 cm, 723.94 kg (72 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 11 in., 1596 lb.) Mount (Steel pallet and back support): 193.4 x 90.8 x 43.2 cm (76 1/8 x 35 3/4 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

27.444

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors