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Copper flaring basin; inscribed [for Impy: [HAtj-a jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt smr watj mDH nswt qdw jmpjj] count, overseer of all royal works, sole companion, royal architect Impy]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-265
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber] (51)
  • Material
    Copper
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.2940
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/31/1912
  • Owner
    Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy (G 2386/G 2381)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. "A Family of Builders of the Sixth Dynasty, about 2600 B.C." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 11, No. 66 (November 1913), p. 61, fig. 15.

    Thomas, Nancy, ed. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995. pp. 136-137, cat. 47d (incorrectly attributed to G 2383).

Photos 3

People 1

Ancient People

  • Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy (G 2386/G 2381)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Possible owner of one of two stone built chapels G 2386a or G 2386b, buried in sloping-passage shaft G 2381 A. Merptahankh-meryre, [rn=f nfr] his good name Ptahshepses Impy. Son of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Wood coffin (12-12-575 = MFA 13.3085) inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a sm xrp SnDt nbt Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp jmA-a xtmw-bjtj jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt smr watj mDH nswt qdw m prwj jmj-r wabtj] count, sem-priest, director of every kilt, chief lector-priest, gracious of arm, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt, overseer of all royal works, sole companion, royal architect in the two houses, overseer of the two wabets; found in situ in G 2381 A. Copper flaring basin (12-12-265 = MFA 13.2940) inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt smr watj mDH nswt qdw] count, overseer of all royal works, sole companion, royal architect; found in situ in G 2381 A. Wesekh broadcollar (12-12-583 = MFA 13.3086) with terminals inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a jmj-r kAt] count, overseer of works; found (more than one-half intact) in situ in G 2381 A.