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Chapel entrance north (right) door jamb inscribed for Nefer Idu [I]

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_44972
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 5550
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    118 x 48 x 25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/14863
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Owner
    Nefer Idu [I] (G 5550)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1914.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nefer Idu [I] (G 5550); ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_SR_2/_14863; RELATED SITES: G 5550; RELATED MEDIA: AEOS_I_5829

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5550

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Vorläufiger Bericht über die dritte Grabung bei den Pyramiden von Gizeh vom 3. Januar bis 28. April 1914, p. 44

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nefer Idu [I] (G 5550)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5550. Nefer, [rn=f nfr] his good name Idu. False door (fragmentary, some fragments = Hildesheim 2391-2395), chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 2396-2397) and door jamb (Cairo JE 44972) inscribed for Nefer Idu, identified as [tAjtj sAb TAtj Hrj-tp nswt jmj-r Snwtj jmj-r wabtj jmj-r jswj Xkrw nswt Hrj-sStA nswt mdw rxjjt jwn-knmwt jmj-r Hwt-jHwt jmj-r wDt-mdw nbt StAt nswt jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt sAb aD-mr sS a nswt] chief justice and vizier, royal chamberlain, overseer of the two granaries, overseer of the two wabets, overseer of the two bureaux of the king's ornaments, royal secretary, staff of the commoners, iun-kenmut priest, overseer of Hut-ihut, overseer of every secret royal decree, overseer of all royal works, judge and administrator, royal document scribe; also appears in chapel relief (blocks of relief from N and S walls = Hildesheim 2398-2400, Hildesheim 2390), identified as [jmj-r gswj-pr jmj-r Xnw jmj-r sxt nbt] overseer of the two workshops(?), overseer of the Residence, overseer of all fields; found in G 5550. Sarcophagus inscribed (in ink) for Nefer Idu, identified as [jmj-r prwj-HD jmj-r wabt jmj-r r-pr] overseer of the two treasuries, overseer of the wabet, overseer of the offering chapel; found in G 5550, burial chamber.

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