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Upper part of white limestone [false door (tablet and crossbar = lintel)] of [GLYPHS] Tjenti in fine relief but partly unfinished; reused as roofing, upper left corner broken off and also sides broken off into several fragments. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_72135
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2113 C, roof (reused)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 85 cm Width: 110 cm Thickness: 19 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_37-12-1
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/14560
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_72135)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/03/1937
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    […]kau(?) (in G 2113)
  • Owner
    Tjenti (in G 2113)
  • Remarks
    False door tablet possibly originally from G 2051 (see Manuelian 2002 p. 787).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2113

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. “Unfinished Business: The Giza Tablet of Tjenti (JE 72135).” In M. Eldamaty and M. Trad, eds., Egyptian Museum Collections around the World. Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, pp. 777-790, pls. I, II.

Photos 19

People 2

Ancient People

  • Tjenti (in G 2113)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Upper part of unfinished limestone false door (37-12-1 = Cairo JE 72135) inscribed for Tjenti, identified as [rx nswt sS a nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found reused as roofing in G 2113 C, possibly originally from G 2051.
  • […]kau(?) (in G 2113)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Tjenti. Appears (name only partially inscribed) on upper part of unfinished limestone false door (37-12-1 = Cairo JE 72135) inscribed for Tjenti; found reused as roofing in G 2113 C, possibly originally from G 2051. Name perhaps can be reconstructed as [mnw=(j)-kA=(j)] or [xntjj-kAw].

Institutions 1