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Torso of limestone serving statue (brewer) with jar, inscribed for Iyshema


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Ptahshepses [I], Serdab
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    20 x 12.5 x 22.7
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Iyshema (in Ptahshepses [I])
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Iyshema (in Ptahshepses [I]), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Ptahshepses [I]

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin-Pardey, Eva. Plastik des Alten Reiches. Teil 1. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 1. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1977, pp. 119-125.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iyshema (in Ptahshepses [I])

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Headless servant staue (Hildesheim 2142) inscribed for Iyshema; found in mastaba of Ptahshepses [I] serdab 1 (S 1).

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