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Limestone headrest, in three pieces (top, column, and base separate); mortise on both ends of fluted column, base inscribed for Redienptah on one face.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_21.2792a-c
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Furniture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 1360 A, in pit coffin with burial
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 0.240 L. 0.190
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Deaccessioned: September 21, 1978
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Owner
    Redienptah(?) (in G 1360)
  • 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; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Deaccessioned September 21, 1978)
  • Remarks
    MFA 21.2792a-c deaccessioned.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Redienptah(?) (in G 1360)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone headrest (MFA 21.2792a-c deaccessioned) inscribed for Redienptah(?), identified as [sHD pr-aA] inspector of the Great House; found in situ in G 1360 A. Drawing of headrest shows suspect spelling of name.