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Limestone false door of Tjetut


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Nummulitic Limestone
  • Dimensions
    174 x 73.5 x 19.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Tjetut (Tjetut)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Tjetut (Tjetut), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Tjetut

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Tjetut

    • 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. 114-117.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Tjetut (Tjetut)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Tjetut (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door (Hildesheim 3180) inscribed for Tjetut, identified as [rxt nswt mrt jt=s] royal acquaintance, beloved of her father; found in situ in mastaba of Tjetut.

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