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White limestone obelisk inscribed for Ihy; inscribed on one face. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:10

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-11-158
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 5221, chapel debris, [originally from G 5330]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 64.6 cm; peak: 22.6 cm Width: 19.6 cm x 14.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 21.958
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/29/1914
  • Mentioned in entry
    Shiaka
  • Owner
    Ihy (G 5330)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Sanborn, Ashton. "Recent Acquisitions from Egypt. New Installation of the Primitive and Old Empire Rooms." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 20, No. 11 (April 1922), p. 27, unnumbered fig.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ihy (G 5330)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5330. False door inscribed for Ihy, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt jmj-r wpwt] royal chamberlain, overseer of commissions; in situ in G 5330. Two obelisks inscribed for Ihy (Berlin 1146, 14-11-158 = MFA 21.958); one found to left of false door (removed by Lepsius), other found in G 5221 chapel debris (behind G 5330).

Modern People

  • Shiaka

    • Type Mentioned in entry
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.