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Limestone scribe statue of Heti


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 5480, Serdab?
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    52 x 37.3 x 26 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Beginning of Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Heti (G 5480)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Heti (G 5480), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): G 5480

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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. 138-145.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Heti (G 5480)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5480. Appears in chapel relief (west and north walls and chapel entrance door jamb, name not preserved in chapel); in situ in G 5480. Headless seated statue (Cairo TR inscribed for Heti, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; incomplete standing pair statue (Cambridge E 42.1926) inscribed for Heti and his sister Khenut, and base of limestone standing statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 8543) inscribed for Heti, identified (on both) as [zAb jmy-r sS] judge, overseer of scribes; all found in G 5480 serdab. Limestone statue base (12-11-1 = MFA 13.3447) inscribed for Heti, identified as [zAb jmy-r sS] judge, overseer of scribes; found in upper debris of G 2360 A, originally from G 2340 = G 5480. Uninscribed scribal statue of Heti (Hildesheim 2407); head found in mastaba of Khenit, body found in serdab of G 5480.

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