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Fragment of false door tablet of Kakhent

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, before G 2180 (= G 4990)

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 58 cm (15 3/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1520

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

On display at Royal Ontario Museum, Canada, since April 23, 2003

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Fragment of false door tablet of Kakhent showing him seated before table of offerings. Above the table are his name and title Hemu-ka priest.

Provenance

From Giza, before G 2180 (= G 4990). 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