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False door of Hordjedef Iteti

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This small false door is broken on the upper right. It is carved in sunk relief and inscribed for Hordjedef, with Good Name Iteti. On the bottom of both jambs is the standing figure of the owner wearing a trapezoidal kilt and carrying a walking stick and kherep-scepter.


From Giza, Street G 7200, abreast of G 7230-7240. 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 58 x 36.5 x 10.5 cm (22 13/16 x 14 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, False doors