Limestone chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Nefer.
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
- Mastaba G 1461, debris
- Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 83.8 x 20.3 cm (8 x 33 x 8 in.)
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5
- Nefer (in G 1461)
- 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; 1921: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, p. 78, cat. 23.
Strudwick, Nigel. "Three Monuments of Old Kingdom Treasury Officials." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 71 (1985), pp. 43-44, 48-49, pl. III.1.
- Type Owner
- Remarks Limestone drum lintel (MFA 21.3080) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA Axt-xwfw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the treasury; reused as roofing in G 1461 (found in debris). Nefer probably not owner of G 1461.
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