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Lower part (up to below waist) of limestone statue, about one-half life-sized standing figure of [GLYPHS] Minnefer; (cf. 36-5-41, as regards attitude, color, etc, as far as preserved). Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_36-5-42
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2421, serdab, third statue from N in row along W wall facing E (four statues of Min-nefer standing in row in serdab along W wall, facing E, smallest on N, largest on S, all but smallest incomplete, missing parts never found)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 45.5+ cm; if complete: 87 - 95 cm (?) Width: 22 cm Length: base: 35.5+ cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    05/18/1936
  • Owner
    Minnefer (G 2421)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 12

People 1

Ancient People

  • Minnefer (G 2421)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2421. Four limestone standing statues (36-5-40 = MFA 37.637 deaccessioned = Cleveland 1948.420, 36-5-41 = MFA 37.639, 36-5-42, 36-5-43 = MFA 37.2740) inscribed for Minnefer, identified on all as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; all found in situ in G 2421 serdab (incorrectly attributed to G 2427 in Porter-Moss III, p. 94). Limestone lintel (36-5-67) inscribed for Minnefer and his wife Hekenu; Minnefer identified as [jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA rx nswt Hrj-sStA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House, royal acquaintance, secretary, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found displaced in G 2421. Limestone offering basin (12-11-54) inscribed for Minnefer, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA xrp aH(?) Hrj-sStA n nb=f sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, director of the palace(?), secretary of his lord, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found in test hole north of G 2375 (G 2399), probably originally from G 2421.