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Fragment of limestone wall relief; [swamp (marsh)] hunting scene, Genet cat in papyrus marshes seizing one bird by its neck while two others sit in nest, series of vertical papyrus stems as background]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-5-16
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    G 7101, [chapel], perhaps from stair B, N(orth)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 20 cm Length: 32 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1440
  • Date of Register Entry
    05/30/1925
  • Owner
    Qar (G 7101)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7101

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Qar and Idu, G 7101 and 7102. Giza Mastabas 2. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1976, pp. 3, 15, fig. 16.

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Qar (G 7101)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7101. Appears multiple times in tomb decoration (chapel relief, architrave, door jambs, pillar), identified variously as [jmj-r kAt nbt xntj-S mnnfr-mrjjra Xrj tp nswt sS a nswt xft-Hr mAa] overseer of all works, palace attendant of (the pyramid-town) Mennefer-Meryre (Pepi I), he who is at the head of the king, true royal document scribe in the presence; in situ in G 7102. Possibly same individual as Qar (in G 7102), son of Idu (owner of G 7102). The relationship between Qar and Idu is difficult to determine; it seems certain that they are father and son, but it is not clear which is which since they each have a son named after the other (i.e. Qar has a son named Idu, Idu has a son named Qar). Qar (G 7101) has a sister named Bendjyt who may be identical to Bendjet, a daughter of Idu (G 7102), in which case Idu would be the father of Qar, but this is not at all certain.