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Painted Tura limestone slab stela of Iunu


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    G 4150
  • Material
    Tura limestone
  • Dimensions
    39 x 54 x 9.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Middle Dynasty 4
  • Owner
    Iunu (G 4150)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Iunu (G 4150), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): G 4150

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin, Karl. Reliefs des Alten Reiches. Teil 1. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 3. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1978, pp. 64-68.

Photos 17

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iunu (G 4150)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4150. Limestone slab stela (Hildesheim 2145) inscribed for Iunu, identified as [jmj-r sAw Sma wr mDw Sma sA nswt] overseer of the phyles of Upper Egypt, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 4150.

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