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Limestone false door tablet and lower lintel of Snefruseneb


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    G 4240, Chapel
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    95 x 80 x 30 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Mid Dynasty 4 - Early Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Snefruseneb (G 4240)
  • Notes
    Stolen from Giza and later seized.
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_TR_24.11.24.4; EMC_SR_2/_14793; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Snefruseneb (G 4240); RELATED SITE(S): G 4240; RELATED MEDIA: A762_NS, A7860_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4240

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Porter-Moss, p. 125; Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichit√° E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 85-90, tav. 24 [b] (in situ), fig. 38; Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 465-466, pl. 57 [b]; Hassan, Giza VI, part II

Photos 6

People 1

Ancient People

  • Snefruseneb (G 4240)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4240. False door tablet (Cairo JE 43292) depicting Snefruseneb seated at offering table, identified as [sm xrp SnDt aD-mr dp r p nb smr sA nswt n Xt=f] sem-priest, director of the kilt, administrator of Dep, mouth of all Pe, companion, king's son of his body; found in G 4240. Reserve head (13-11-60 = Cairo JE 46215) attributed to Snefruseneb; found in G 4240 A.

Institutions 1