Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Fragments of limestone: six fragments of relief and one offering stone [inscribed for Mesi, mentioning names Senedjemib and Tjeti]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-208
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Near mastaba G 2461'
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.5970, 13.5971, 13.5987, 13.5993.1–13.5993.6
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/22/1912
  • Attested
    Ptahshepses (near G 2461')
    Senedjemib (near G 2461')
    Tjeti (near G 2461')
  • Owner
    Mesi (near G 2461')
  • Remarks
    Two different tombs numbered G 2461 on published map of western cemetery; one tomb located W of G 2378 and N of G 2377; other tomb located in area W of G 2187; the former tomb is now identified as G 2461'; the latter tomb is now identified as G 2461; 12-12-208 is from G 2461', W of G 2378. More than six relief fragments have been identified as 12-12-208. MFA 13.5993 (overall): male figure seated at offering table and pile of offerings; consists of seven blocks and fragments (six from 12-12-208, one from 13-1-558); five fragments from 12-12-208 accessioned as MFA 13.5993.1–MFA 13.5993.5, and one unidentified fragment assumed to be 12-12-208 accessioned as MFA 13.5993.6. One fragment (offering bearers) from 12-12-208 accessioned as MFA 13.5970. One unidentified fragment (offering bearers) assumed to be 12-12-208 accessioned as MFA 13.5971. One fragment (inscription naming ka-priest Ptahshepses) from 12-12-208 accessioned as MFA 13.5987.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2461'

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 10

Photos 7

People 4

Ancient People

  • Mesi (near G 2461')

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi, identified as [sS a nswt n xft-Hr pr-aA] royal document scribe of the Great House in the presence; found near G 2461'.
  • Ptahshepses (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on fragment of block of inscription (12-12-208 = MFA 13.5987), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced near G 2461'.
  • Senedjemib (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Senedjemib identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.
  • Tjeti (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Tjeti identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.