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Limestone false door panel; raised relief, standing female figure (facing left), wearing flowered headdress and V-necked sheath dress, holding proper right hand to chest, and lotus blossom in left hand, identified as [mjtrt (?) nfr-Smm] "the miteret (= unknown title) Nefershemem", smaller female figure faces towards her in same pose, identified as [Tntt] Tjentet; belongs with Berkeley 6-19831.

Details

  • ID
    HM_6-19827
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Giza (provenance unknown)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    80 x 41 cm (31 1/2 x 16 1/8 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 to Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    1903–1904
  • Attested
    Nefershemem
    Tjentet
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Remarks
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley 6-19827 and 6-19831 are blocks of same limestone false door.

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nefershemem

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on fragment of outer right panel of limestone false door (Hearst 6-19827, belongs with two other fragments of same false door Hearst 6-19831), standing female figure (facing left) wearing flowered headdress and V-necked sheath dress, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; name also appears on left side of inscribed lintel (Hearst 6-19831); provenance unknown.
  • Tjentet

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on fragment of outer right panel of limestone false door (Hearst 6-19827, belongs with two other fragments of same false door Hearst 6-19831), small standing female figure (faces towards larger figure of Nefershemem); provenance unknown.

Institutions 1