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[Fragment of] limestone wall relief of Nakhti; [depicts head and shoulders and portion of upper torso of Nakhti, facing right, seated before offering table with bread loaves; figure wears shoulder-length curled wig, panther skin garment, and broad collar; left arm with bracelet bent with handkerchief in hand; left hand of wife rests on his left shoulder above claws of garment; above figure: three vertical columns of hieroglyphs give his name and titles; above loaves on table: three kneeling figures, each holding offering vessel (determinatives of specific offerings); above each figure: number four in hieroglyphs; fine low relief, traces of reddish-brown pigment on skin and black pigment on hair]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-12-135
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Avenue G 0, debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-a, [originally from G 7101]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 cm Width: 32 cm Thickness: 12 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/06/1924
  • Owner
    Nakhti (in G 7101)
  • Remarks
    Nakhti, brother of Qar (owner of G 7101). Probably buried in shaft G 7101 B. Simpson (GM 2, p. 13) suggests a proposed destroyed chapel of Nakhti, possibly located W of upper stairs of Qar complex and N of G 7101 B.

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "A Second Style in Egyptian Relief of the Old Kingdom." In Stephen E. Thomson and Peter Der Manuelian, eds. Egypt and Beyond. Essays Presented to Leonard H. Lesko upon his Retirement from the Wilbour Chair of Egyptology at Brown University June 2005, pp. 49–89. Providence: Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies, 2008, p. 89 E3.

    Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Qar and Idu, G 7101 and 7102. Giza Mastabas 2. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1976, p. 12, pl. 34c, fig. 9a.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Nakhti (in G 7101)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Qar (owner of G 7101). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Qar, west wall of court C (bottom row of offering bearers, depicted pouring water), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 7101. Also appears on displaced block of relief (25-5-45), depicted carrying large fish; assigned by Simpson (GM 2, pl. Vb) to north wall of lower stairs in G 7101. Probably buried in shaft G 7101 B. East, south, and west walls of G 7101 B burial chamber and broken sarcophagus lid inscribed for Nakhti, identified as [Sps nswt smr sS Xrj-tp nswt] noble of the king, companion, scribe, royal chamberlain; in situ in G 7101 B. Appears on two fitting fragments of relief (MFA 25.3041.1 + MFA 25.3041.2); originally attributed to G 7102 (based on notation on fragments), however, Simpson (GM 2, p. 13) suggests proposed destroyed chapel of Nakhti, possibly located west of upper stairs of Qar complex and north of G 7101 B, as place of origin. Also appears on fragment of relief (24-12-135), identified as [Xrj-tp nswt Hm-nTr... Sps nswt] royal chamberlain, priest of..., noble of the king; found displaced in Avenue G 0 (north of subsidiary pyramid G I-a).