False Door of Meresankh Isi

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7509 [obj register], G 7509 S [photo register]

Dimensions

Overall: 91 x 57 x 11 cm (35 13/16 x 22 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2055

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

False doors

This stela, made of fine white limestone, has inscription and decoration in sunk relief. It is inscribed for Meresankh Isy. A large portion of the top left corner is missing and the bottom left corner is missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G7509 [Object Register], G7509S [Photo Register]. 1926: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition