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Fragment of [black] basalt stela or part of sarcophagus [or inscribed base of statue] of Akhethetep; incised hieroglyphs. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2. Additional illustration: Yes. Additional illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Inscribed fragments
  • Findspot
    [Avenue G 1], debris from [boat pit] [N] of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.7+ cm [5.6 cm] Width: 10.6 cm Thickness: 5.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.2568
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Akhethetep (in Avenue G 1)
  • Remarks
    Provenance originally recorded in OR incorrect; boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b, thus S of subsidiary pyramid G I-a (G I-a boat pit), was excavated end of November 1924.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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  • Akhethetep (in Avenue G 1)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Inscribed fragment of basalt (24-11-694 = MFA 24.2568), possibly part of stela, sarcophagus, or statue base; found in avenue G 1, G I-a boat pit.