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Yellow limestone offering stone [inscribed for] [GLYPHS] Minnefer; [hetep-sign in relief and one retangular basin in each end, incised inscription]; in bad condition, middle part scarcely legible. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-11-54
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    G 2399 (trial hole N of G 2375) [originally from G 2421 (?)]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/17/1912
  • Owner
    Minnefer (G 2421)
  • Remarks
    Test excavation identified as G 2399 (about 10 meters N of G 2375) revealed two mastabas (front face of one, back face of other) on either side of street filled with intrusive shafts; this displaced offering stone was found in debris of that street.

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2399

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 6

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Minnefer (G 2421)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2421. Four limestone standing statues (36-5-40 = MFA 37.637 deaccessioned = Cleveland 1948.420, 36-5-41 = MFA 37.639, 36-5-42, 36-5-43 = MFA 37.2740) inscribed for Minnefer, identified on all as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; all found in situ in G 2421 serdab (incorrectly attributed to G 2427 in Porter-Moss III, p. 94). Limestone lintel (36-5-67) inscribed for Minnefer and his wife Hekenu; Minnefer identified as [jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA rx nswt Hrj-sStA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House, royal acquaintance, secretary, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found displaced in G 2421. Limestone offering basin (12-11-54) inscribed for Minnefer, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA xrp aH(?) Hrj-sStA n nb=f sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, director of the palace(?), secretary of his lord, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found in test hole north of G 2375 (G 2399), probably originally from G 2421.