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Fragment of drum lintel of Meni [I]

Details

  • ID
    RPM_3053b
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Meni [I]
  • Material
    Tura limestone
  • Dimensions
    9.5 x 17.5 x 2.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Late Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Meni [I] (Meni [I])
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Meni [I] (Meni [I]), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Meni [I]

Tombs and Monuments 1

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. 60-62.

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Meni [I] (Meni [I])

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Meni [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Eight fragments (Hildesheim 3053) from false door of chapel, inscribed with offering formulae; architrave fragment (Hildesheim 3053c) inscribed [smsw pr mnj ms=f sS aAHwtHr mjtrt Htpnbw ...Ts...] elder of the house Meni, his children: scribe Aahathor, mitret Hetepnebu, [Nefer]tjes[hathor]; all found in debris of chapel of Meni [I]. Possibly same as Meni [II] ?

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