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Fragment (top) of false door; man seated at offering table, his name (Kakhent) and title (ka-priest) inscribed above table.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Debris E of mastaba G 2180 (= G 4990)
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Kakhent (east of G 2180)
  • 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published 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. 178.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kakhent (east of G 2180)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Upper part of limestone false door (MFA 12.1520) inscribed for Kakhent, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found east of G 2180 (= G 4990).