False door of Iry-En-Akhet. Detail: Lower left panel with portrait.
24th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian Old Kingdom Sculpture
EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM Anonymous
(c. 2755 BCE - 2255 BCE)
c. 2400 BCE
24th c BCE
Egyptian Old Kingdom
Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Iry-En-Akhet (also known as Akhet-n-iry; Akhty-ir-n) was a lector-priest. He is shown carrying a long staff and the baton of authority on both right and left sides of the door. The door is from a cemetery west of Giza.