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Limestone door jamb, inscribed for Nisuptah Nisu, standing, facing right; and his son Khnumenti


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    S 700
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    135 x 50 x 21 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Khnumenti (in S 700)
  • Owner
    Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700)
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1914.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700), Khnementi (in S 700), Hermann Junker; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_SR_2/_14860; RELATED SITES: S 700; RELATED MEDIA: AEOS_I_5831, o_neg_nr_0169

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • S 700

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Giza 8, p. 172, fig. 89

Photos 4

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khnumenti (in S 700)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f mrjj=f] his beloved son) of Nisuptah Nisu, identified as [Sps nswt] noble of the king. Appears of door jamb (Cairo JE 44973) inscribed for his father Nisuptah Nisu; found displaced in shaft S 700.
  • Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Nisuptah, [rn=f nfr] his good name Nisu. Door jamb (Cairo JE 44973) and false door (Hildesheim 2388) inscribed for Nisuptah Nisu, identified as [sS a nswt pr-aA xft-Hr] royal document scribe of the Great House in the presence; found displaced in shaft S 700.

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