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Limestone false door of Nisuptah Nisu


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    S 700
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    136 x 60.7 x 10 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): S 700

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • S 700

    • 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. 79-82.

Photos 10

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nisuptah Nisu (in S 700)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Nisuptah, [rn=f nfr] his good name Nisu. Door jamb (Cairo JE 44973) and false door (Hildesheim 2388) inscribed for Nisuptah Nisu, identified as [sS a nswt pr-aA xft-Hr] royal document scribe of the Great House in the presence; found displaced in shaft S 700.

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