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Lower part of limestone seated statue of Khenut


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    S 538, W of Khenut
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone with yellowish-brown inclusion of ferric oxide
  • Dimensions
    33.5 x 19 x 33 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Khenut (Khenut)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Khenut (Khenut), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): S 538, Khenut

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • Khenut

    • Site Name G I-South Cemetery
  • S 538

    • 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. 134-137.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khenut (Khenut)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of Khenut (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Lower portion of seated statue (Hildesheim 3261) inscribed for Khenut, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; probably found in shaft S 358, west of mastaba of Khenut (Junker, Giza 11, p. 78, states that this statue fragment was found west of serdabs in shaft S 583; however, there is no shaft S 583 in that area; shaft S 358 is immediately behind mastaba of Khenut, west of serdabs). Head of statue (Hildesheim 3181) (assumed to be part of inscribed statue); found in mastaba of Khenut debris.

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