False door of Khufuankh

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4520

Dimensions

Overall: 296 x 183 cm, 7257.5 kg (116 9/16 x 72 1/16 in., 15999.9 lb.)

Accession Number

21.3081

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

False doors

Limestone false door from the mastaba of Khufuankh, G 4520

Provenance

From Giza G 4520. March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition