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Limestone offering [stone] of Khufuankh; [upper side bears one flat disk with inscription for Khufuankh and his wife Djefatka at edge of top surface, two deep cups, and one rectangular basin with inscription on flat rim surface, under side of offering stone left rough]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-4-49
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 4520, [in front of false door]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 47.1634
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/24/1914
  • Owner
    Khufuankh (G 4520)
  • Attested
    Djefatka (in G 4520)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 505, pl. 66b.

Photos 12

People 2

Ancient People

  • Djefatka (in G 4520)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Khufuankh (owner of G 4520). Limestone seated family group statue (14-3-4a = MFA 14.1445.1 + 14-3-4b = MFA 14.445.2) of Khufuankh, his wife Djefatka, and son Menkaure-ankh; found between G 4620 and G 4530 (SW of G 4630), originally from G 4520. Appears on limestone false door (MFA 21.3081) inscribed for Khufuankh, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hm-nTr Nt wpt wAwt mHtt jnb=s] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways north of her wall; found in situ in G 4520. Limestone offering stone (14-4-49 = MFA 47.1634) inscribed for Khufuankh and his wife Djefatka; found in situ in front of false door.
  • Khufuankh (G 4520)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4520. Limestone false door (MFA 21.3081) inscribed for Khufuankh, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S pr-aA Hsw jmj-r Hsw pr-aA jmj-r sbjw] royal acquaintance, palace attendant of the Great House, singer, overseer of singers of the Great House, overseer of flautists; found in situ in G 4520. Limestone offering stone (14-4-49 = MFA 47.1634) inscribed for Khufuankh and his wife Djefatka; Khufuankh identified as [rx nswt Hsw xntj-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, singer, palace attendant of the Great House; found in situ in front of false door. Limestone seated family group statue (14-3-4a = MFA 14.1445.1 + 14-3-4b = MFA 14.445.2) of Khufuankh, his wife Djefatka, and son Menkaure-ankh; found between G 4620 and G 4530 (SW of G 4630), originally from G 4520. Appears on small false door inscribed for Iaunisut and his wife Iupu, north outer jamb, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; found in situ in exterior chapel of G 4520. Limestone offering basin inscribed for Khufuankh, identified as [Hsw xntj-S] singer, palace attendant; found in situ in front of small false door inscribed for Iaunisut and his wife Iupu in exterior chapel of G 4520.