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Limestone false door of Ankhudja Itji, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sS a nswt xft-Hr] royal chamberlain, royal document scribe in the presence. Scheintür, bestehend aus zwei Pfostenpaaren, Scheintürtafel, unterem Querbalken und schmaler Türnische mit Türrolle; der obere Querbalken fehlt. Die Darstellungen und Inschriften sind in versenktem Relief gearbeitet. Die horizontalen und vertikalen Inschriftenzeilen sind durch gravierte Linien begrenzt.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_7791
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Ankhudja Itji
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    139 x 91.5 x 19 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_7791
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Ankhudja Itji (Ankhudja Itji)
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, W-Friedhof, Mastaba des Anch-wedja, genannt Jtj, Grabung Junker 1914 Erwerb: 1914 durch Fundteilung Dias: Ektachrom KHM Comp. Nr. 37137; Ektachrome KHM 2003; NegNr-1: I 5842 NegNr-2: I 13623 NegNr-3: (I 2794, I 2796, I 5688, Grabungsphotos) NegNr-4: III 37819 (KhM 2000)
  • Remarks
    Excavated 1914.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 62-69.

    H. JUNKER, Vorläufiger Bericht über die dritte Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 3. Januar bis 23. April 1914 (1914) 23-24.

    H. JUNKER, Giza 8 (1947) 125, 128-130, Abb. 58.

    Porter & Moss IlI, p. 167.

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhudja Itji (Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ankhudja Itji (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Ankhudja, [rn=f nfr] his good name Itji. Architectural elements, including limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2), block of inscription with threat formula (KHM Vienna ÄS 8537), and false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 7791) with portion of upper lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8534) inscribed for Ankhudja Itji, identified variously as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb jmj-r sSw sS a nswt xft-Hr] royal chamberlain, juridicial overseer of scribes, royal document scribe in the presence; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji. Fragment of offering stone (KHM Vienna ÄS 8539) inscribed for Itji, identified as [sS a nswt xft-Hr] royal document scribe in the presence; provenance unknown, probably originally from mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.

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