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Lintel of Iteti

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Lintel inscribed in sunk relief for Iteti seated before a table of offerings. Two horizontal lines of text on the right side with a hetep di nesewt formula to Anubis.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 5232 A. Nov. 1914: 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, Dynasty 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

HxWxD: 36.8 x 142.9 x 25.4 cm (14.5 x 56.25 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.957

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief