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False door tablet of Hesy (identified as [rx nswt xrp wtjw] royal acquaintance, director of embalmers) seated at an offering table across from his wife Nebetib; found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7448
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Hesy
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_7448
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Attested
    Nebetib (in Hesy)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Owner
    Hesy (Hesy)
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, Westfriedhof, Mastaba des Hesi, Grabung Junker 1912 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 2004 Comp.Nr. 50737 NegNr-1: I 12767 NegNr-2: I 5319 (Mastaba mit Scheintürplatte in situ) Grabungsphoto NegNr-3: III 26118, Kitlitschka 1993
  • Remarks
    Gift of the Vienna Academy of Sciences, 1913.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Hesy

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hesy (Hesy)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Hesy (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7448) depicting Hesy and his wife seated at offering table, and offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 7449) inscribed for Hesy, identified as [xrp wtjw pr-aA rx nswt Hm-nTr dwAmwtf] director of embalmers of the Great House, royal acquaintance, priest of Duamutef; both found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).
  • Nebetib (in Hesy)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Hesy (owner of Hesy, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7448) depicting Hesy and his wife Nebtib seated at offering table, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).

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