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Lower part (without tablet and architrave) of false door of Nefer [II]


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    S 576
  • Material
    Tura limestone
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, End of Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Nefer [II] (in S 576)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nefer [II] (in S 576), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): S 576

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • S 576

    • 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. 120-122.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nefer [II] (in S 576)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks False door (Hildesheim 2403) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, steward; found reused as roofing over shaft S 576.

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