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Miniature limestone stela of Nikaure; male figure in relief on front, painted inscription, "the royal acquaintance, Ni-kau-re", on back; colors well preserved.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_06.2605
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 1033+1033a: G 1033a E, upper debris of shaft
  • Material
    Painted limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height x width x depth: 13 x 5 x 2 cm (5 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    about 2465–2150 B.C.
  • Owner
    Nikaure (G1033+1033a: G 1033a)
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1906: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906).

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  • Nikaure (G1033+1033a: G 1033a)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1033a. Limestone seated statue (MFA 06.2604) and small limestone stela (MFA 06.2605) inscribed for Nikaure, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1033a E.