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Limestone [lintel inscribed for Merptah and Meretites]; reused as roofing stone. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2341 A (= G 5540 Y), roof of chamber (reused)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 28 cm Length: 107 cm Thickness: 13 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Merptah (in G 5540)
  • Attested
    Meretites (in G 5540)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5540

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 4

People 2

Ancient People

  • Meretites (in G 5540)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merptah. Appears seated with her husband on limestone lintel (33-3-21), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquintance; found reused as roofing in G 5540 Y.
  • Merptah (in G 5540)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (33-3-21) inscribed for Merptah, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; found reused as roofing in G 5540 Y.