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Two large limestone offering stands, inscribed for Irukakhufu


  • ID
  • Department
    Abu Bakr Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Found in 1955 in antechamber of exterior chapel of Lepsius 21
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H. 150 cm. x D. top 26 cm. x D. bottom 27 cm.
  • Credit Line
    Abu Bakr Expedition
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr, 1907–1976
  • Owner
    Irukakhufu (Lepsius 21)

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  • Brovarski 2018

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  • Irukakhufu (Lepsius 21)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Lepsius 21. False door (north end of east wall) inscribed for Irukakhufu, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Axt-xwfw wab (nswt)] royal acquaintance, overseer of the pyramid-town of Khufu, (royal) wab-priest; in situ in Lepsius 21. Two large limestone offering stands inscribed for Irukakhufu, identified as [wr mdw Sma] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt; found in Abu Bakr Magazine, originally set in northernmost entrance pavement (ABC 30) of Lepsius 21. Uninscribed painted limestone scribal statue (JE 99130), perhaps representing Irukakhufu; found in Lepsius 21 serdab. Possibly same individual as son of Senenu found in Senenu (1).

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