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Front part of base, with feet, of limestone seated statue of Sheshi


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Lepsius 53
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    10.7 x 24 x 13.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Neferseshemptah Sheshi (in Lepsius 53)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nefersehemptah Sheshi (in Lepsius 53), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Lepsius 53

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. 147-150.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Neferseshemptah Sheshi (in Lepsius 53)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Neferseshemptah, [rn=f nfr] his good name Sheshi. Base fragment of seated statue (Hildesheim 3264) inscribed for Neferseshemptah Sheshi (name only partially preserved): found in debris near Seshemnefer [IV] complex. Probably same individual as Neferseshemptah, son ([sA=f] his son) of Seshemnefer [IV] (owner of Lepsius 53). Appears in chapel relief, interior chapel entrance (north door jamb [reveal]), identified as [sAb sS sHD Hmw-kA] juridicial scribe, inspector of ka-priests; in situ in Lepsius 53.

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