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Limestone statue, about half life-sized standing figure of Khuienkhufu, wearing short wig and [kilt] with belt with buckle; name written horizontally on top of base in front of feet, titles above that in front of right foot, little color of body preserved, support and base black, pleated apron yellow over white [kilt]; broken into two pieces through knees, but otherwise complete, right thumb, knob of handkerchief in right hand, small part of inner left calf, and chip of lower right corner of base broken off. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2407 D
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 83.5 cm Width: base: 21 cm Length: base: 34 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.638
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Khuienkhufu (G 2407)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "An Approach to Archaeological Information Management: The Giza Archives Project." In Filip Coppens, ed. Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001. Proceedings of the Symposium (Prague, September 25th-27th, 2001). Archiv Orientální 70, No. 3 (August 2002). Prague: Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, pp. 324, 328, 334-336, pls. 9-11.

    Reisner, George A. "Note on Objects Assigned to the Museum by the Egyptian Government." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 36, No. 214 (1938), pp. 26-28, fig. 5.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, p. 75.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Khuienkhufu (G 2407)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2407. Limestone standing statue (36-4-53 = MFA 37.638) inscribed for Khuienkhufu, identified as [sHD xntjw-S] inspector of palace attendants; limestone lintel (36-4-56 = MFA 36.2988a + MFA 36.2988b) inscribed for Khuienkhufu (written Khykhufu), identified as [rx nswt sHD xntjw-S sHD xntjw-S wab Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr] royal acquaintance, inspector of palace attendants (written twice), wab-priest, secretary, priest; both found displaced in G 2407 D. Limestone drum lintel (40-1-16) inscribed for Khuienkhufu (written Khenykhufu), identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; found in corridor between G 2409 and G 2419 (probably from over entrance to corridor between those mastabas leading to chapel of G 2407).