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Miscellaneous fragments of [various] limestone [reliefs]: [dd) two fragments depicting portions of male figures (facing right)]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-1-558dd
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    [G 2382] [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], [Senedjemib complex] court, [originally from G 2386 (?)]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.5951, 13.5979
  • Date of Register Entry
    December 1912 - January 1913
  • Owner
    Sabuptah Ibebi (G 2386/G 2381)
  • Remarks
    A quantity of relief fragments attributed to various superstructures in Senedjemib Complex, with unknown object registration numbers have been arbitrarily assigned this number (13-1-558). Sabuptah Ibebi: possible owner of one of two (mostly destroyed) stone built chapels G 2386a or G 2386b (other probably owned by his brother Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy), and probably buried in sloping-passage shaft G 2381 C. MFA 13.5951: one fragment depicting front portion of male figure (facing right) wearing long kilt, vertical column of hieroglyphic text naming Sabuptah [Ibebi] (to right). MFA 13.5979: one fragment depicting back portion of male figure (facing right) wearing long kilt. Both fragments related to 13-1-556o accessioned as MFA 13.4345.1 + MFA 13.4345.2.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2386

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Sabuptah Ibebi (G 2386/G 2381)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Possible owner of one of two stone built chapels G 2386a or G 2386b, probably buried in sloping-passage shaft G 2381 C. Sabuptah, [rn=f nfr] his good name Ibebi. Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381); brother of Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy and Tjemat. Appears in chapel relief possibly from G 2386: two blocks of relief (13-1-556o = MFA 13.4345) depicting portions of three registers of standing male figures (facing right) separated by vertical panels of inscription naming Sabuptah Ibebi, identified as [jmj-r sS prwj sm xrp SnDt nbt smr watj Xrj-Hb xtmw bjtj HAtj-a jmj-r njwt...] overseer of the fowling pond of the two houses, sem-priest, director of every kilt, sole companion, lector-priest, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt, count, overseer of the pyramid town of...; two related fragments (13-1-558dd = MFA 13.5951, MFA 13.5979) depicting portions of male figures wearing long kilts; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382). Also appears in chapel relief in G 2381: scene (13-1-549 = MFA 13.4331) from wall adjoining autobiographical inscription (13-1-547) depicting Nekhebu spear fishing, standing male figure of Sabuptah Ibebi (facing right, on two blocks MFA 13.4331.21 + MFA 13.4331.22) behind figure of Nekhebu, identified as [Xrj-Hb sS pr-mDAT nTr] lector-priest, scribe of the library of the god; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382). Alabaster headrest (12-12-581 = MFA 13.2925) inscribed for Sabuptah Ibebi, identified as [smr watj Xrj-tp nswt mDH nswt qdw m prwj] sole companion, royal chamberlain, royal architect in the two houses; found in burial of Impy in G 2381 A. Wood coffin (12-12-575 = MFA 13.3085) mainly inscribed for Impy, but with short inscription of Ibebi, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb mDH nswt qdw m prwj] sole companion, lector-priest, royal architect in the two houses; found in situ in G 2381 A.