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Lower fragment of limestone false door of Seshemnefer [V]


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    East of Tjetut
  • Material
    Nummulitic Limestone
  • Dimensions
    91 x 68.8 x 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Seshemnefer (east of Tjetut)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Seshemnefer (east of Tjetut), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Lepsius 53, Tjetut

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin, Karl. Reliefs des Alten Reiches. Teil 2. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 7. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1979, pp. 141-144.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer (east of Tjetut)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Lower part of false door (Hildesheim 3195) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found displaced northeast of mastaba of Tjetut (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). May be descendent of Seshemnefer [IV], based on proximity of his (completely cleared away ?) tomb to Seshemnefer [IV] complex.

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