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Slab of white limestone from above niche or door; [inscribed], single line incised [GLYPHS] Memi. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 5221 [A], filling of pit
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 21.959
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Memi (in G 5221)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 155.

Photos 7

People 1

Ancient People

  • Memi (in G 5221)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 5221. Limestone lintel (14-12-54 = MFA 21.959) inscribed for Memi, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt pr-aA jmj-r pr n st jb nb=f] royal chamberlain of the Great House, steward of the wishes of his lord; found displaced in G 5221 A or B (pit in which lintel found not recorded).