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Eight fragments of red granite [sarcophagus]; some dressed flat, one piece has representation of false door in sunk relief [two pieces, labeled 'a' and 'b', drawn and measured]) (actual sarcophagus is Egyptian Museum, Cairo JE 54937). Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-12-455
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    G 7110-7120: pit G 7120 A, tomb chamber
  • Material
    Granite
  • Dimensions
    Height: a: 22.2 cm; b: 13 cm Width: a: 28.7 cm; b: 10.2 cm Thickness: a: 8.3 cm; b: 3.9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (JE 54937)
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/17/1924
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Remarks
    Fragments belong to broken granite sarcophagus of Kawab (24-12-1204 = Egyptian Museum, Cairo JE 54937)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978. p. 6.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).

Institutions 1