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False door at British Museum

Limestone false door and architrave of Ptahshepses.The panelled slabs on each side of the door are inscribed with a biography of Ptahshepses, recording his birth in the regin of King Menkaure of the 4th Dynasty, as well as his marriage to princess Khamaat and his career under four kings at the 5th Dynasty.

5th Dynasty, Saqqara.

EA 682.

 

British Museum.

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Taken on June 15, 2012