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Block of limestone with inscription in sunk relief; text of will endowing tomb near Second Pyramid. [GLYPHS]

Details

  • ID
    EMC_CG_1432
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    G 8993 ?
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    96 x W 166 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/14855
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 or Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Provenance uncertain. Text refers to endowing a tomb near the pyramid of Khafre, hence likely from Central Field; Porter-Moss, p. 264, suggest it is possibly from G 8993, perhaps because of similarity between titles attested in text and those held by Kaemnefret family?
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): SR 2/ 14855; RELATED SITES: G 8993 ?;

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 8993

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)

Full Bibliography

  • Porter-Moss, p. 264; Borchardt, Ludwig: Denkmaler des Alten Reiches (ausser den Statuen) im Museum zu Kairo Nr. 1295-1808, Teil I: Text und Tafeln zu Nr. 1295-1541, Berlin, 1937, pp. 112-11; Sethe, Urk I, pp. 11-15.

Photos 3

Institutions 1