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Three fragments of architrave of Hemiunu

Details

  • ID
    RPM_4532
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Street of G 4000
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Hemiunu (G 4000)
  • Notes
    Gift from George Reisner, 1938; field numbers 25-12-310 + 25-12-309 + 25-12-311
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hemiunu (G 4000), George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S):

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4000

    • 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. 188-190.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hemiunu (G 4000)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4000. Probable son of Nefermaat (owner of tomb at Meidum), probable grandson of Snefru. Architectural elements, including chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 2380) and door jamb (Hildesheim 2146), inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [jrj-pat HAtj-a xtmw-bjtj] hereditary prince, count, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt; door jamb found in situ in G 4000. Seated statue (Hildesheim 1962) inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [sA nswt n XT=f tAjtj sAb TAtj wr djw pr-DHwtj] king's son of his body, chief justice and vizier, greatest of the five of the House of Thoth; found in situ in G 4000 serdab behind north niche.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1