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Limestone group statue of Nepehkau and Wahit

Details

  • ID
    RPM_2972
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Near Khuy
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    59.4 x 27 x 18.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6 or Dynasty 8
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Attested
    Wahit (near Khuy)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Nepehkau (near Khuy)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nepehkau (near Khuy), Wahit (near Khuy), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Khuy

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Khuy

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin-Pardey, Eva. Plastik des Alten Reiches. Teil 2. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 4. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1978, pp. 58-64.

Photos 13

People 3

Ancient People

  • Nepehkau (near Khuy)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Seated statue (Hildesheim 2974) inscribed for Nepehkau, and standing pair statue (Hildesheim 2972) inscribed for Nepehkau and Wahit; found displaced near mastaba of Khuy (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Wahit (near Khuy)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Nepehkau. Standing pair statue (Hildesheim 2972) inscribed for Nepehkau and Wahit; found displaced near mastaba of Khuy (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).

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