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Fragment of [greywacke] from large anthropoid sarcophagus of Kheperre (cf. 29-4-443, 29-12-38, 29-12-215); part of ear and wig of large face and small head of hawk. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-12-20
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room X, debris
  • Material
    [Greywacke]
  • Dimensions
    Width: entire fragment: 35.5 +/- - 45 cm; carved section: 4.3 - 7 cm Length: entire fragment: 42 cm; carved section: 42 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 30.834b
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/01/1929
  • 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 number 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.

Photos 11

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.