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Alabaster cylinder jar, [Type I d], with vertical hieratic inscription in black ink, [name and title of Nefer-ked]; perfect. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2089 A, foot end of coffin
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 23.5 cm Diameter: min: 12.2 cm; rim: 17.2 cm; base: 15.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 38.2158
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Neferked (G 2089)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2089

    • 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Unpublished Documents 1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. 69.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, pp. 93, 102, fig. 136.

    Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, pp. 93, 94, fig. 57.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Neferked (G 2089)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2089. Alabaster cylinder jar (38-4-32) inscribed for Neferked, identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found in coffin in G 2089 A.