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Lower part of limestone statue of Sekhemka


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba IX
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    36 x 25 x 36.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Sekhemka (Mastaba IX)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Sekhemka (Mastaba IX), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Mastaba IX

Tombs and Monuments 1

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. 138-142.

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sekhemka (Mastaba IX)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Mastaba IX. Lower portion of seated statue (Hildesheim 3262) inscribed for Sekhemka, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr Hm-kA mAat] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, priest of Maat; found in Mastaba IX south exterior chapel. Also appears in chapel relief (name not preserved in most instances); in situ in Mastaba IX interior chapel.

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