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[Unfinished] white limestone [false door] tablet; [sunk] relief; reused as roofing. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_72136
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2021c C, roof (reused)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 52 cm Width: 74 cm Thickness: 10 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_37-10-7
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15250
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_72136)
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/07/1937
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Remarks
    The hieroglyphs snTr ("incense") in front of the seated man are not likely to be his name (they are oriented away from him); this tablet was never completed. Many false door tablets have snTr written in approximately this position, as part of a longer list of offerings.
  • Problems/Questions
    Cairo JE number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 67 (incorrectly assume Senuter represents proper name).

Photos 6

Institutions 1