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Limestone false door of Heneni


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Heneni, Shaft 319
  • Material
    Nummulitic Limestone
  • Dimensions
    169.5 x 95 x 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Owner
    Heneni (Heneni)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Heneni (Heneni), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Heneni

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Heneni

    • Site Name G I-South 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. 107-113.

Photos 5

People 2

Ancient People

  • Heneni (Heneni)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Heneni (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door (Hildesheim 3179) inscribed for Heneni, identified as [jmj-r sAb sSw smr watj Xrj-Hb] juridicial overseer of scribes, sole companion, lector-priest; found in mastaba of Heneni.

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