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Headless limestone statuette, seated male figure; hands on knees, right hand closed, left hand open palm down, body painted brown, [kilt] white, place of necklace now white, name inscribed vertically on front of seat beside left leg; color on body partly preserved on upper part and outer left leg, in ten pieces, parts of right lower arm and left arm still missing. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:5


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2088, chapel ([base] and feet) and room c (upper part)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30+ cm Width: 13 cm Length: 23 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 38.2146.1, 38.2146.2
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/06/1938, 04/08/1938
  • Owner
    Neferkhennisut (in G 2088)
  • Remarks
    MFA 38.2146.1 = seat and base with lower body of figure, MFA 38.2146.2 = upper torso
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, p. 81, fig. 30.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Neferkhennisut (in G 2088)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone seated statue (38-4-1 = MFA 38.2146.1 + MFA 38.2146.2) inscribed for Neferkhennisut; found in G 2088.