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Lower half of limestone false door of Neferakakhnemet(?) and his wife Seshseshet. Linke untere Ecke einer Scheintür mit Resten des linken äußeren und inneren Türpfostens, der Türnische und des rechten inneren Türpfostens. Am äußeren Rand des linken äußeren Türpfostens ist der Ansatz eines weitgehend abgeschlagenen Rundstabs erhalten, der die Scheintür wahrscheinlich an drei Seiten umgeben hat. Das Scheintürfragment enthält Darstellungen in versenktem Relief und vertieft gearbeitete Hieroglyphen.

Details

  • ID
    KHM_ÄS_8553
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Possibly Giza (?), Mastaba of "Seshemnefer" (either G 4940, G 5080, G 5170, LG 53, or Seshemnefer Tjeti)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    50 x 40.5 x 12 cm
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_8553
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6 or later
  • Owner
    Neferakakhnemet (?)
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Seshseshet
  • Notes
    Herk: Herkunft unbekannt, wahrscheinlich Giza Erwerb: Erwerb unbekannt, 1960 inventarisiert NegNr-1: II 12629 NegNr-2: III 26020, Kitlitschka 1993 NegNr-3: III 32486, Vorderseite, III 32487, Rückseite, III 32488, Unterkante, III 32489, linke Seitenkante, III 32490, rechte Seitenkante, KHM Zeisler 1998
  • Remarks
    Marked on back: "Junker, Seshemnefer."

Published Documents 1

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. 130-133.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Neferakakhnemet (?)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of fragmentary limestone false door (Vienna KHM_ÄS_8553); provenance unknown, but marked on back with "Junker, Seshemnefer," suggesting that it originated from Junker's excavations at Giza, from the tomb of a Seshemnefer (likely either G 4940, G 5080, G 5170, LG 53, or Seshemnefer Tjeti).
  • Seshseshet

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife [Hmt=f] of Neferakakhnemet (?), owner of fragmentary limestone false door (Vienna KHM_ÄS_8553); provenance unknown, but marked on back with "Junker, Seshemnefer," suggesting that it originated from Junker's excavations at Giza, from the tomb of a Seshemnefer (likely either G 4940, G 5080, G 5170, LG 53, or Seshemnefer Tjeti).

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