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Relief fragment inscribed for "overseer of royal granaries, Akhi." Probably from funerary chapel of Akhi, also identified as "architect and overseer of treasuries and granaries of Menkaure." // Frammento di iscrizione geroglifica parietale in altorilievo che riporta il nome del sovrintendente del granaio reale, Akhi. Proviene, verosimilmente, dalla cappella funeraria di Akhi, architetto, sovrintendente al tesoro e al granaio di Micerino.

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1870
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 4750
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    45.5 x 26.4 x 14.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Owner
    Akhi (G 4750)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4750

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

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

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 77, 93, fig. 30c, pl. XXVId.

    Museo Egizio di Torino, Museo Egizio di Torino, Preistoria e Antico Regno [Guida breve], Electa, Milano, 2001, p. 44

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 137

Photos 3

People 1

Ancient People

  • Akhi (G 4750)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4750. Chapel entrance lintel (in fragments: 14-2-13, KHM Vienna ÄS 7801, KHM Vienna ÄS 8542) and drum lintel inscribed for Akhi, identified as [sAb aD-mr (Hrj-)sStA (wr) mDw Sma xrp nstj jmj-r Snwt nswt jmj-r prwj-HD jmj-r sSw aprw jmj-r kAt nb(t) nswt] judge and administrator, secretary, (great one) of the tens of Upper Egypt, director of the two thrones, overseer of royal granaries, overseer of the two treasuries, overseer of scribes of the crews, overseer of all royal works; 14-2-13 found in G 4734 A, KHM Vienna ÄS 7801 and 8542 found in G 4750. Relief fragment (Turin S.1870) inscribed for Akhi, idenitified as [jmj-r Snwt nswt] overseer of royal granaries; excavated by Schiaparelli, exact findspot unknown.

Institutions 1