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Fragment of tablet and cross bar from false door of Sanekhen and Maakherui

Details

  • ID
    RPM_3047
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Over S 2503
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    74.5 x 51 x 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Sanekhen (Sanekhen)
  • Attested
    Maakherui (in Sanekhen)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Sanekhen (Sanekhen), Maakherui (in Sanekhen), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): S 2503, Sanekhen

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • S 2503

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • Sanekhen

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Martin, Karl. Reliefs des Alten Reiches und verwandte Denkmäler. Teil 3. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum. Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Lieferung 8. Mit Beiträgen von Peter Kaplony. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1980, pp. 59-64.

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Maakherui (in Sanekhen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Sanekhen (owner of Sanekhen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door inscribed for Sanekhen and his wife Maakherui; Maakherui identified as [rxt nswt jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, steward; drum lintel found in situ in mastaba of Sanekhen, fragment of tablet and crossbar (= lower lintel) (Hildesheim 3047) found reused in shaft S 2503.
  • Sanekhen (Sanekhen)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Sanekhen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door inscribed for Sanekhen and his wife Maakherui; Sanekhen identified as [rx nswt ATw] royal acquaintance, atju-official; drum lintel found in situ in mastaba of Sanekhen, fragment of tablet and crossbar (= lower lintel) (Hildesheim 3047) found reused in shaft S 2503.

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