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Limestone seated statue of Sinefer and his wife (figure and name of wife not preserved).


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Sinefer, Serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    31.8 x 22 x 15 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Owner
    Sinefer (Sinefer)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Sinefer (Sinefer), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Sinefer

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sinefer

    • 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. 65-71.

Photos 55

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sinefer (Sinefer)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Sinefer (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance lintel, north false door upper lintel, south false door crossbar (= lower lintel) inscribed for Sinefer; also appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (standing figures of Sinefer and Ankhhathor); identified as [rx nswt sHD pr aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the Great House; in situ in mastaba of Sinefer.

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