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False Door of Meresankh Isi

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This stela, made of fine white limestone, has inscription and decoration in sunk relief. It is inscribed for Meresankh Isy. A large portion of the top left corner is missing and the bottom left corner is missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G7509 [Object Register], G7509S [Photo Register]. 1926: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 91 x 57 x 11 cm (35 13/16 x 22 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2055

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, False doors