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Limestone false door of Iteti; various named figures appear on outer and inner jambs (all names not preserved), including: south outer jamb: Iteti, Akhu, Nikaankh; north outer jamb: Nefer, Sepen, San; south inner jamb: Rudj, Inkaf; north inner jamb: Khafreankh, Semgu, Hermeru. // Falsa porta principale della mastaba di Iteti. Sui montanti esterni sono raffigurati i sacerdoti del culto funerario che recano le offerte al defunto. Sui montanti interni si trovano alcuni familiari.

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1843
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 7391, E face
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    190 x 93.5 x 32 cm.; Volume: 0.52 cu. m.; Weight: 1352 kg.
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Individual - Ancient
    Akhu (in G 7391)
    Hermeru (in G 7391)
    Inkaf (in G 7391)
    Iteti (in G 7391)
    Khafreankh (in G 7391)
    Nefer (in G 7391)
    Nikaankh (in G 7391)
    Rudj (in G 7391)
    San (in G 7391)
    Semgu (in G 7391)
    Sepen (in G 7391)
  • Owner
    Iteti (G 7391)
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7391

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • AA.VV., (il) Museo Egizio di Torino, guida alla lettura di una civiltà, Istituto geografico De Agostini, Novara, 1988, pp. 33, 35

    Ballerini, Francesco, Notizia sommaria degli scavi della Missione archeologica italiana in Egitto (1903), (manoscritto riprodotto), [non pubbl.], [1903], p. 47

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p. 39, fig. 7, pl. VII.

    Curto, Silvio, I Siti Regali: Eliopoli e Giza, Milano, Civiltà degli Egizi. Credenze Religiose, 1988, p. 61, tav. 69

    Der Manuelian, Peter (ed.), Mastabas of Nucleus Cemetery G 2100, part 1: Major Mastabas G 2100-2220, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2009, p. 434

    Museo Egizio di Torino, Museo Egizio di Torino, Preistoria e Antico Regno [Guida breve], Electa, Milano, 2001, p. 40

    Museo Egizio di Torino, Civiltà degli Egizi, le credenze religiose, Istituto Bancario S.Paolo di Torino, Torino, 1988, pp. 60, 61, fig. 69

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 193

Photos 11

People 12

Ancient People

  • Akhu (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), south outer jamb (third register, carrying box[?]), identified as [xtmw] sealer; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Hermeru (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, north outer jamb, middle register, presenting vessel), north wall (second register, kneeling, top row, second figure from left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (bottom register); relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Inkaf (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, kneeling, top row, last figure on right), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south inner jamb (bottom register); relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Iteti (G 7391)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7391. Chapel entrance drum lintel and door jamb reveals inscribed for Iteti, identified as [rx nswt sHD pr-aA jmj-r pr-aA jmj-r kAt nt nswt wab wr-xafra] royal acquaintance, inspector of the Great House, overseer of the Great House, overseer of royal works, wab-priest of the pyramid of Khafre; false door from east face (Turin S.1843) and chapel false door inscribed for Iteti; also appears in chapel relief (north and west walls); relief in situ and east face false door found in situ in G 7391. Fragmentary seated statue (Turin S.1876) inscribed for Iteti, identified as [...dpt aAt sHD wabw wr-xafra] ...in the great boat, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khafre; found in fill above serdab, probably originally in serdab of G 7391.
  • Iteti (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), west wall (third register, second figure from right), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south outer jamb (second register, carrying bird), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Khafreankh (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears twice in chapel relief, north wall (second register, seated, first figure on right), identified as [sHD wabw wr-xafra] inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khafre, and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (second register), identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Nefer (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), west wall (second register, third figure from right, presenting vessel), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north outer jamb (second register, carrying calf), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest, and north wall (second register, seated, second figure from right), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Nikaankh (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, south outer jamb, middle register, carrying hyena), west wall (second register, last figure on left, presenting bird), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south outer jamb (bottom register), identified in two places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Rudj (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears twice in chapel relief, north wall (second register, kneeling, bottom row, second figure from left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south inner jamb (second register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • San (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north outer jamb (bottom register, carrying antelope), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Semgu (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, kneeling, bottom row, first figure on left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (third register), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Sepen (in G 7391)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north outer jamb (third register, carrying hyena), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in east face of G 7391.

Institutions 1