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Fragment (top) of limestone false door of Neferi; tablet: figure of Neferi seated before table of offerings, two lines of incised hieroglyphs above enumerating offerings of a thousand jugs of beer, a thousand loaves of bread, etc; jambs: inscribed in sunk relief (titles and name of Neferi); lintel: inscribed for venerated one Neferi; belongs with 12.1498, 12.1515.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    Debris E of mastaba G 2200 (= G 5080), S end
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: .56 H. .58 W.
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Neferi (east of G 2180 and G 5080)
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Fragmentary (incomplete) false door of Neferi: MFA 12.1393 + MFA 12.1498 + MFA 12.1515

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Neferi (east of G 2180 and G 5080)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone false door (MFA 12.1393 + MFA 12.1498 + MFA 12.1515) inscribed for Neferi, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S Sps nswt smr pr] overseer of the department of palace attendants, noble of the king, companion of the house; found east of G 5080 (MFA 12.1393) and east of G 2180 (MFA 12.1498 and MFA 12.1515) (incorrectly attributed to G 2185 in P-M III, p. 81).