False door of Tjeneny

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between G 2337 - 2371 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 122 x 63 cm (48 1/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4336

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

False doors

False door of Tjeneny. Seated figure of Tjeneny before an offering table in panel with long inscription on either side. Broken in two large joining pieces, sized with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza. G between / 2337 - 2371 / debris. 1912. 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