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Fragments of limestone false door of Senetites


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

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Seneb

    • 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. 95-106.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Senetites (in Seneb)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Seneb (owner of Seneb, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Seated family group statue (Cairo JE 51281) of Seneb, his wife Senetites, and two children; found in situ in stone box (Cairo JE 51281) in mastaba of Seneb serdab (north of north false door). North false door inscribed for Senetites, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith; also appears on false door (Cairo JE 51297) inscribed for Seneb, north inner jamb (second register, seated holding lotus); found in situ in mastaba of Seneb.

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