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Limestone false door of Irienre (identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests), standing across from his father Kaninisut [III] ((identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance). Kleine Scheintür bestehend aus oberem Querbalken, zwei Türpfosten und eingetiefter Türnische; die Türrolle fehlt, stattdessen sind die beiden Pfosten in der Mitte verbunden. Die Darstellungen auf den Türpfosten sowie sämtliche Inschriften sind in versenktem Relief gearbeitet. Der Querbalken enthält eine horizontale Inschriftenzeile mit Titel und Namen des Grabbesitzers. Die Inschrift ist unten durch eine horizontale eingravierte Linie begrenzt, die obere Begrenzungslinie sowie der Anfang der Inschrift sind nicht mehr erhalten. Die Türpfosten enthalten große, zur Türnische gewandte Darstellungen des Jrj-n-re. Herstellung: aus einem Block gearbeitet; die Flächen zwischen den Darstellungen und Inschriften sowie die Türnische sind nur grob geglättet

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8013
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    G 2156b
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    90 x 51.5 x 13.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8013
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, end Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Irienre (G 2156b)
  • Attested
    Kaninisut [III] (G 2156a)
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, W-Friedhof, Mastaba des Jrj-n-re, Grabung Junker 1926 Erwerb: 1926 durch Fundteilung; 1928 inventarisiert NegNr-1: I 12123 NegNr-2: III 26101, Kitlitschka 1993;
  • Remarks
    Excvataed January 29, 1926.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2156b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Hölzl, Regina. Reliefs und Inschriftensteine des Alten Reiches 2.Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ägyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Lieferung 21. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 2001, pp. 97-102.

    H. JUNKER, Vorläufiger Bericht über die vierte Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 4. Januar bis 9. April 1926 (1926) 69-71,119.

    H. JUNKER, Glza 3 (1938), pp. 158-159, Abb. 24e.

    Porter & Moss III, p. 144.

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Irienre (G 2156b)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Ankhemre) of Irienre & Ankhemre (unnumbered mastaba, assigned numbers G 2156b and G 2156c, excavated by Junker). Son of Kaninisut [III] (probable owner of G 2156a). Frieze-text inscribed for Irienere, identified as [(jmj-r) Hmw-kA wab nswt] (overseer of) ka-priests, royal wab-priest; also appears on chapel entrance door jambs (inscription not preserved on west jamb), identified as [sHD Hmw-nTr jmj-r Hmw-kA] inspector of priests, overseer of ka-priests. North (KHM Vienna ÄS 8013) and south false doors inscribed for Irienre, identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; false doors found in situ in mastaba of Irienre & Ankhemre chapel.
  • Kaninisut [III] (G 2156a)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2156a. May appear (name not preserved) in poorly preserved chapel relief (west wall, north of false door, seated at offering table); in situ in G 2156a. Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156), grandson of Kaninisut [I] (owner of G 2155). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his father Kaninisut [II], west wall (north end of compartment offering list), and twice on chapel entrance south door jamb (censing and handing lotus to seated figure of his father), identified in all places as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2156. Probable father of Irienre (owner, along with Ankhemre, of Irienre & Ankhemre, unnumbered mastaba, assigned numbers G 2156b and G 2156c, excavated by Junker). Appears on north false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 8013) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; false door found in situ in mastaba of Irienre & Ankhemre chapel.

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