[One of] two blocks of white limestone relief from door jamb: a) (7) [standing figures of man and woman, Mehu and Khenit, facing right, from heads to below knees]; reused as roofing in pit G 2423 Y. Illustration: Yes
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
- Pit G 2423 Y, roof, [originally from G 2423 chapel]
- Height: 84 cm; total whole piece: 164 cm Width: 54 cm Thickness: 21 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA accession number: 37.2739
- Date of Register Entry
- Mehu (G 2423)
- Khenit (in G 2423)
- MFA accession number verified
- Type Attested
- Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mehu (owner of G 2423). Blocks of limestone door jamb (37-1-24 = MFA 37.2738) inscribed for Mehu and his wife Khenit, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; blocks of limestone door jamb (37-1-25 = MFA 37.2739) depicting Mehu and his wife Khenit; all found reused in intrusive pits G 2423 U, X, Y, originally from G 2423 chapel.
- Type Owner
- Remarks Owner of G 2423. Blocks of limestone lintel (37-1-22) inscribed for Mehu, identified as [sAb r Nxn smsw hAjt Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-sStA] judge and mouth of Nekhen, elder of the court, priest of Maat, secretary; blocks of limestone door jamb (37-1-24 = MFA 37.2738) inscribed for Mehu and his wife Khenit; blocks of limestone door jamb (37-1-25 = MFA 37.2739) depicting Mehu and his wife Khenit; fragments of relief (ten fragments from 37-1-26 + 37-1-28 + 37-1-29 = MFA 39.833.1 – MFA 39.833.10) forming fragmentary scene of Mehu standing facing right with right arm upraised holding spear and, to left (behind Mehu), five or more horizontal registers and several vertical registers of text; fragments of relief (37-1-23 = MFA 37.2762.1 + MFA 37.2762.2) inscribed for Mehu, identified as [sHD Hrjw-wDbw Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw StAw (nb) n Hwt-wrt] inspector of the masters of reversion-offerings, secretary of (every) secret judgement of the Great Court; all found reused in intrusive pits G 2423 G, U, X Y or found in chapel debris, originally from G 2423 chapel. Fragment of relief (36-10-16) probably inscribed for Mehu (name not preserved), identified as [sAb r nxn smsw (hAjt) ...nfr-jssj Hrj-sStA] judge and mouth of Nekhen, elder of (the court), ...of the pyramid of Isesi, secretary; found in pit G 2423 A.
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