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Limestone false door lintel inscribed for Itjer, identified as "royal acquaintance, inspector of recruits, steward"; inscribed with funerary offering formula. // Architrave di falsa porta. Il testo riporta la formula dell'offerta funeraria per il defunto: "Offerta che da il re e che da Anubi […] per il conosciuto del re, il comandante delle reclute, il maggiordomo Icer" (cfr. S 1865/2, recante lo stesso nome).

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1865/1
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Itjer
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    15 x 132 x 10 cm.
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Owner
    Itjer (Itjer)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Itjer

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p. 95, pl. XXXb.

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 216

Photos 4

People 1

Ancient People

  • Itjer (Itjer)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of mastaba of Itjer (unnumbered mastaba, location unknown). False door tablet (Turin S.1849) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; lintel (Turin S.1865/1) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [rx nswt sHD nfrw jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, inspector of recruits, steward; fragment of lintel(?) (Turin S.1865/2) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; Schiaparelli excavations, find spot(s) unknown.

Institutions 1