False door of Tebash and His Wife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2625–2130 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris NE of G 2000; Object Place: Egypt, Giza, tomb G 1123

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 71.4 x 45.8 x 16.2 cm (28 1/8 x 18 1/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.782

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

On display at Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, since November 30, 1998

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

False doors

Limestone “false door” of Tebash and wife. Upper panel missing. Upper part weathered and somewhat decayed. =hand drawn mark=

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G1123. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition: 1931: assigned to the MFA b y the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition