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Limestone slab stela of Khufunakht; fine raised relief, male figure seated (facing right) on stool at offering table, wearing short curled wig and long garment tied at shoulder, inscription: (above) name and titles, (in middle, above and below offering table) offering list, (on right) linen list; traces of paint remain.


  • ID
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1205, in situ on E face of mastaba
  • Material
    Limestone, paint
  • Dimensions
    38 x 52.6 x 8.2 cm (14 15/16 x 20 11/16 x 3 1/4 in)
  • Credit Line
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Khufunakht (G 1205)
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Tomb Steles and Offering Stones of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1927, pp. 1, 15, pl. 2.3.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania–Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven and Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, pp. 6-7, pls. 5-6, p. 47, figs. 35.

    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. 57.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pl. 18a.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Khufunakht (G 1205)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1205. Limestone slab stela (Hearst 6-19786) inscribed for Khufunakht, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1205.

Institutions 1