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Two pieces of false door of Ankh


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Nummulitic Limestone
  • Dimensions
    132 x 58.5 x 28 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Ankh (Ankh)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Ankh (Ankh), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Ankh

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Ankh

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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. 85-89.

Photos 12

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankh (Ankh)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Central false door inscribed for Ankh, identified as [ATw] atju-official, appears with his wife Nefretka and daughter Nedjetpet on panel of relief in center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3086); found in situ in mastaba of Ankh.

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