False door of Ikhat

By Jacqueline Engel

False door of Ikhat, royal acquaintance, wife of Nikaure

This false door comes from the tomb of Nikaure, chief secretary judge and chief of the administration of the palace and chief of the envoys.

The tomb also contains the chapels of his wife Ikhat, who was a priestess of Hathor.

She is represented in the middle niche with her name and titles.

5th Dynasty (King Neferirkare Kakai),

about 2446-2438 BC,

Saqqara limestone, CG 1414

Egyptian Museum Caïro.

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