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False door of Tebash and His Wife

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Limestone "false door" of Tebash and wife. Upper panel missing. Upper part weathered and somewhat decayed. =hand drawn mark=

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G1123. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition: 1931: assigned to the MFA b y the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2625–2130 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 71.4 x 45.8 x 16.2 cm (28 1/8 x 18 1/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.782

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors