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Lintel of Tjauti

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Fragment of limestone drum lintel from a false door. Preserved hieroglyphic inscription lists the name of the tomb owner as "Tjauti." For another example of this tomb owner, see also: 98.1036 (stele).

Provenance

From Dendara, tomb of Tjauti. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 33 x 9 cm (13 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1037

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors