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Fragment of white limestone fitting [slab stela of Seshatsekhentiu]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2120, debris E of niche
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 21.2 cm Length: 23.3 cm Thickness: 7.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 06.1894
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Seshatsekhentiu (G 2120)
  • Remarks
    MFA 06.1894 = group of unregistered fragments + 33-2-187 + 38-3-2 + 38-3-3 (only group of unregistered fragments appear in reassembled slab stela shown in Artemis digital image)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "Der Tote vor dem Opfertisch. Die Opferplatten von Giza. Besprechung des Buches Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis von Peter Der Manuelian." Sokar 10 (1. Halbjahr 2005), pp. 19, 22, 23, note 2.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania–Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven and Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, pp. 76-82.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Coffin of Prince Min-Khaf." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 19 (1933), p. 154.

Photos 4

People 1

Ancient People

  • Seshatsekhentiu (G 2120)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2120. Limestone slab stela (group of unregistered fragments + 33-2-187 + 38-3-2 + 38-3-3 = MFA 06.1894) inscribed for Seshatsekhentiu; some fragments found east and west of G 2120. Fragments of red granite drum lintel (38-3-11) originally inscribed with name and titles of Seshatsekhentiu; partially preserved titles: [Xrj-(Hb)] lector(-priest), [Hrj-tp ...tjw] chief .... (Seshatsekhen)tiu; found in debris in front of slab stela emplacement in east face of G 2120.