The False Door of Shepsi at the Egyptian Museum of Cairo

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The Memphite necropolis was the site which provide numerous false doors dating to Old Kingdom. The limestone false door of Shepsi was discovered in Saqqara and conserved now in the Egyptian Museum of Cairo (JE 68923). It was commissioned by a man named Shepsi (Spsi). This research aims to publish this false door, to indicate its characteristics and to date. According to its shape, inscribed titles and costumes, this false door could be dated to fifth Dynasty.


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