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  • Site: Giza; View: G 2188
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Object register entry:
Field number: 35-10-22
Entry date(s): 10/17/1935
Object owner details: In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (JE 67573)
Block of sunk relief inscription mentioning the dog Abutiu
Findspot: Western Cemetery, Pit G 2188 Y, outside chamber
Expedition Measurements: Width: 28.5 cm Length: 55 cm Thickness: 23 cm
Description: Block of sunk relief inscription mentioning the dog named Abutiu. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Selected Published References:
Fischer, Henry G. "An Old Kingdom Monogram [GLYPHS]." Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache 63 (1966), p. 57, fig. 2 Goldwasser, Orly. Prophets, Lovers and Giraffes: Wor(l)d Classification in Ancient Egypt. Wiesbaden: Otta Harrassowitz, 2002, p. 93, fig. 5-1. Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 81. Reisner, G.A. "The Dog which was Honored by the King of Upper and Lower Egypt." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 34, No. 206 (1936), pp. 96-99. Reisner, George A. "Ancient King Gives Dog A Royal Burial." The American Kennel Gazette 55, No. 5 (May 1, 1938), pp. 7-9, 180-182. Roccati, Alessandro. La litterature historique sous l'Ancien Empire egyptien. Litteratures anciennes du Proche-Orient 11. Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1982, pp. 103-104. Rowe, Alan. "Studies in the Archaeology of the Near East II: Some Facts Concerning the Gread Pyramids of el-Gîza and Their Royal Constructors." Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 44, No. 1 (September 1961), p. 106. Strudwick, Nigel. Texts from the Pyramid Age. Writings from the Ancient World 16. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005, pp. 425-426 (text 324) .
Problems/Questions: Cairo JE number verified