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Limestone [architrave inscribed for Nebuankh]; broken into two large and seven small fragments, 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: 41 cm Length: 230 cm Thickness: 21 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Nebuankh (in G 5540)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5540

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. "Topographical Notes on Giza Mastabas." In Manfred Görg and Edgar Pusch, eds. Festschrift Elmar Edel 12. März 1979. Ägypten und Altes Testament 1. Bamberg, 1979, pp. 490-491.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Nebuankh (in G 5540)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Hamka (owner of G 5540). Limestone lintel (33-3-22) inscribed for Nebuankh, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found reused as roofing in G 5540 Y. Fragments of limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8532) inscribed for Hamka and his wife Nebuankh; Nebuankh identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; findspot unknown, originally from G 5540.