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The Stela of Renefres and his Family in the Grand Egyptian Museum (CG 20322)

᾿El-Gabry, Dina


We publish a stela currently located in the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo. CG 20322 belongs to Renefres, the overseer of sandal-makers. The piece alludes to a sequence of well–known non–royal titles of the late Middle Kingdom. A unique feature of the stela is the order of the title zš wr n ḫnrt instead of zš n ḫnrt wr. Unfortunately, the provenance is unknown, but it most likely originated from Thebes. The object in question also sheds light on the genealogy of the family of Renefres. CG 20322 can be dated back to the late Middle Kingdom, based on its linguistic and stylistic features along with the preponderance of the titles and the names mentioned


᾿El-Gabry, D. 2020. «The Stela of Renefres and his Family in the Grand Egyptian Museum (CG 20322)», JHIE 3: 19–32



Language: en

Submitted on 2019-01-28; accepted on 2020-10-24


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