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Eastern door jamb from chapel entrance of Khufuseneb [II]


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Khufuseneb [II], Chapel
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    172 x 52 x 8.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Attested
    Hemakhti (in Khufuseneb [II])
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Khufuseneb [II] (Khufuseneb [II])
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Khufuseneb [II] (Khufuseneb [II]), Hemakhti (in Khufuseneb [II]) Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Khufuseneb [II]

Tombs and Monuments 1

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. 76-78.

Photos 5

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hemakhti (in Khufuseneb [II])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Khufuseneb [II] (owner of Khufuseneb [II], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (Hildesheim 2387) censing his father, identified as [xntj-S n pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; found in mastaba of Khufuseneb [II].
  • Khufuseneb [II] (Khufuseneb [II])

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Khufuseneb [II] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8521) and door jambs (east jamb = Hildesheim 2387) and false door upper lintel inscribed for Khufuseneb, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr Hr mDdw Hm-nTr xwfw sHD xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA] royal wab-priest, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu), priest of Khufu, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House; chapel entrance lintel found reused as roofing over unidentified shaft, other elements found in mastaba of Khufuseneb [II].

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