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Fragment of limestone false door of Neferi, part of lower right side, consisting of portions of inner and outer jambs; outer jamb: lower part of standing figure of Neferi facing left wearing trapazoidal kilt and holding long staff and scepter; inner jamb: name of Neferi in sunk relief; belongs with 12.1393, 12.1498.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Debris E of mastaba G 2180 (= G 4990)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: .370 x .250
  • 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. 1912: 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 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Photos 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).