<em>False Door of Renen-ites</em>, ca. 2350-2170 B.C.E. Limestone, 19 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 34 5/8 in. (50 x 14 x 88 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alfred T. White, 07.449. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.449_right_light.jpg)

False Door of Renen-ites

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2350-2170 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 19 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 34 5/8 in. (50 x 14 x 88 cm)


Accession Number: 07.449

Image: 07.449_right_light.jpg,version 1

Catalogue Description:
Soft limestone stela in form of a false door with the lady Renenitefes. At outer edge of sides and top, flat border with incised htp dj nsw.t formulae running from top center, one dedicated to Inpw, god of other lost. Within this border cavetto cornice, thin torus molding within which is conventional false door with small panel of woman seated before table of offerings; surrounding this is food list and dedications to Ptah-Sokaris, the Great God and Anubis. Rough work. Condition: Very bad. Right side and top almost entirely lost. Many chips.

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