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Limestone [false door] of Maakheru; [tablet shows deceased seated (facing right) at table of offerings with inscription listing funerary offerings, text below reads " the venerated one, Maakheru", outer jambs show standing figures of deceased (facing in), one vertical line of text on each jamb, left jamb reads "a reward which the king gives (and) Anubis who is upon his mountain, invocation offerings of bread, beer and ... for the venerated one, Maakheru", right jamb lists titles and epithets of Maakheru, inner jambs show seated figures of deceased (facing in) with vertical line of text reading "one venerated before the great god, Maakheru"]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:10

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-2-508
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    [Street G 7500], 4.3 m. E of G 7512 X
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 134 cm Width: 55 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.2175
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/09/1925
  • Owner
    Maakheru (G 7512)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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  • Maakheru (G 7512)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7512. Limestone false door (25-2-508 = MFA 25.2175) and limestone door jamb (25-2-509) inscribed for Maakheru; found in street G 7500 east of G 7512 X (area of G 7512 chapel). Limestone lintel (25-2-1002) inscribed for Maakheru; found displaced in G 7521 A.