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[One of several] fragments of limestone wall relief; colored yellow: a) [two fitting fragments depicting hand holding cloth, and two additional associated fragments of border]. Illustration: Yes [two fitting fragments]. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-12-855a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Street G 7100, mastaba G 7110-7120: G 7120, in front of chapel, [originally from doorway from chamber c to chamber b]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34.4 cm Width: 17.5 cm Thickness: 5.05 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.2927
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/24/1924
  • Owner
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Remarks
    Two additional fragments of border (not illustrated in original OR entry, but included in reconstructed illustration of section of relief in Simpson, GM 3, fig. 10c) accessioned as MFA 24.2927; two originally illustrated fitting fragments not MFA owned.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 7

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 2, pl. Vf, fig. 10c.

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).