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Limestone [false door] of Hesu, a "royal aquaintance" (?) (probably Dynasty 6); inscription and figures poorly cut in sunk relief, somewhat confused writing in places where scribe unaccustomed to script facing left. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:10

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-7-63
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Overturned slighly to N of [false door] of G 2337 X, Djati, under modern path
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 67 cm Length: 141 cm Thickness: 5 - 12 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    07/20/1925
  • Owner
    Hesu (near G 2337 X)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337 X

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Hesu (near G 2337 X)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone false door (25-7-63) inscribed for Hesu, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r sSr] royal acquaintance, overseer of linen; found overturned north of G 2337 X (tomb of Djati) under modern path.