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Fragments of architrave of Meni [I]


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Meni [I]
  • Material
    Tura limestone
  • Dimensions
    16 x ca. 76.5 x 3.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Owner
    Meni [I] (Meni [I])
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • 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. 72-74.

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