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Large [greywacke] anthropoid sarcophagus of [Kheperre] (cf. 29-12-20, 29-12-38, 29-12-215). [Mummiform figure, with feet resting on plinth, wears tripartite wig, false beard and broad collar. Two vertical lines of text below collar give Kheperre's name and title. Four Sons of Horus depicted on shoulders: Imseti and Duamutef on right and Hapi and Qebehsenuef on left. Body covered in fifteen vertical columns of inscription]. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room X
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 30.834a, 30.834b
  • Owner
    Kheperre (G 7757)
  • Remarks
    MFA 30.834, sarcophagus of Kheperre: MFA 30.834a (box) + MFA 30.834b (lid) = 29-4-443 (sarcophagus) + 29-12-20 (lid fragment) + 29-12-38 (miscellaneous fragments) + 29-12-215 (lid fragment).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 176-180, cat. 127.

    Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, p. 182.

    Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991, pp. 273-274.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kheperre (G 7757)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Kheperre "overseer of the army" (general). Ptolemaic greywacke anthropoid sarcophagus (MFA 30.834a box + MFA 30.834b lid = 29-4-443 sarcophagus + 29-12-20 lid fragment + 29-12-38 miscellaneous fragments + 29-12-215 lid fragment); found in G 7757 A (room X). Child (born) of Tashereteniset. Set of ushabtis (29-12-21, 29-12-321) inscribed for Kheperre; found in G 7757 A (room X). Name also appears on ushabtis inscribed for Tashereteniset.