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Limestone false door, inscribed for Ankhiris (N false door from G 4630)

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_36192
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    G 4630
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    157 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_57192
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Individual - Ancient
    Medunefer (in G 4630)
  • Owner
    Ankhiris (in G 4630)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of Ernesto Schiaparelli, 1903
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp043LR; RELATED SITE(S): G 4630; RELATED CONSITUENT(S): Ernesto Schiaparelli; Ankhiris (in G 4630); ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_57192

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4630

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ankhiris (in G 4630)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Medunefer (owner of G 4630). Appears on south false door tablet, standing before his parents Medunefer and Nebuka seated at offering table; south false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36191) dedicated by Ankhiris; found in situ in G 4630. North false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36192) inscribed for Ankhiris (dedicated by his son Medunefer), identified as [sS pr-mDAt nTr smA jnpw xt wr Tntt] scribe of the library of the god, smA-priest of Anubis, khet-priest of the Great One and of Tjentet; found in situ in G 4630. Also appears on false door (north jamb) inscribed for Nensedjerkai (owner of G 4631), identified as [Xrj-Hb smA jnpw xt wr] lector-priest, smA-priest of Anubis, khet-priest of the Great One; in situ in G 4361.
  • Medunefer (in G 4630)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Ankhiris and grandson of Medunefer (owner of G 4630). Appears on south false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36191) inscribed for his grandfather Medunefer (dedicated by his father Ankhiris), south outer jamb (top register), identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; also listed as one of Medunefer's [msw=f nw Dt] children of the funerary estate; found in situ in G 4630. North false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36192) inscribed for Ankhiris, dedicated by his son Medunefer, identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; found in situ in G 4630.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1