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Limestone false door tablet of Khufunefer (identified as [sHD jdw pr-aA] inspector of young men of the Great House) and Setjetit (identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance). Rechteckige Scheintürtafel im Querformat mit Darstellungen und Inschriften in versenktem Relief.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7446
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Giza (?)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    50 x 49.5 x 8.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_7446
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Attested
    Setjetit
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Owner
    Khufunefer
  • Notes
    Herk: [Gîza, Grabung Junker?] Erwerb: 1913 inventarisiert; [Inv.Nr. 7434–7449 sind Geschenk der Wiener Akad. d. Wissenschaften aus den Ausgrabungen bei Gizeh hinter der großen Pyramde (im Westen) von Junker 1912.] * Dias: Ektachrom KHM Comp. Nr. 37163; NegNr-1: I 16418; NegNr-2: III 27558, Kitlitschka 1994; NegNr-3: III 37810(KhM 2000)
  • Remarks
    1912 - Gift of the Vienna Academy of Sciences from Giza Western Cemetery although, according to Junker, not from his excavations.

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • H.G. FISCHER, Tbe Inspector of Youths Nfr-n-xwfw, in: Oudheidkundige Mededelingen, Bd. 41 (1960) 1, 6.

    Hölzl, Regina. Reliefs und Inschriftensteine des Alten Reiches 1.Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 18. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1999, pp. 56-61.

    Katalog "5000 Jahre Ägyptische Kunst", Wien (1961/62) 60, Nr. 19, Abb. zu Nr. 19.

    E. KOMORZYNSKI, Eine bisher unveröffentlichte Scheintürtafel aus der Ägyptischen Sammlung in Wien, in: WZKM 54 (1957) 101-108, Taf. 1.

    Porter & Moss III, p. 299.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khufunefer

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Appears seated at offering table with wife Setjetit on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7446), identified as [sHD jdw pr-aA] inspector of youths of the Great House; provenance unknown.
  • Setjetit

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears seated at offering table with husband Khufunefer on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7446), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; provenance unknown.

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1