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One of two fitting halves of limestone block with biographical inscription; remains of three columns of vertical inscription with mention of pyramid of Radjedef (Djedefre); joins MFA 31.248.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_31.249
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Built into pit G 7011 D, originally from Isis temple
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height x width (max.) x depth (approx.): 51.0 x 45.0 x 16 cm (20 1/16 x 17 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Owner
    Djedefre
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1930: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 2

Photos 6

People 1

Ancient People

  • Djedefre

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 4. Son (?) of Khufu.