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Limestone section of wall in two pieces with offering list from tomb of Minu. In zwei Teile zerbrochener Wandteil mit Opferliste, bestehend aus sechs horizontalen Zeilen mit bis zu sechzehn Kästchen. Die Inschriften und die Kästchenunterteilung sind in Relief gearbeitet.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8533a+b
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Minu
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    105 x 53.5 x 10.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8533,1.2
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Minu (Minu)
  • Notes
    Herk: Gîza, W-Friedhof, Mastaba des Mjnw Erwerb: 1960 inventarisiert NegNr-1: II 2787, Grabungsphoto NegNr-2: III 26114, Kitlitschka 1993
  • Remarks
    Excavated 1926.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Minu

    • 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. 129-135.

    H. JUNKER, Vorläufiger Bericht über die vierte Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 4. Januar bis 9. April 1926 (1926) 88, 118.

    H. JUNKER, Giza 6 (1943), pp. 235-237, Abb. 98.

    Porter & Moss III, p. 140.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Minu (Minu)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Minu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8518) and panels of inscription on either side of north false door inscribed for Minu, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr Hr mDdw Hm-nTr bjkwj-nbw Hm-nTr mDdrnbtj xntj-S pr-aA Hrj-sStA sbA nswt] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu), priest of the Two Horuses of Gold (Khufu), priest of Medjedernebty (Khufu), palace attendant of the Great House, secretary, royal instructor; found in mastaba of Minu (north false door inscription panels in situ).

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