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Limestone door jamb inscribed for the "royal acquaintance" Sneferuhetep.


  • ID
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 3008, debris of shaft C [originally offering room]
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    46.5 cm W x 44.0 cm H
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Owner
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 13

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, p. 154, pl. 50.4.

Photos 7

People 1

Ancient People

  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.

Institutions 1