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Inscribed limestone offering stone of Inpuhetep, with two small basins


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
    Inpuhetep, in front of S false door
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    14.3 x 36.5 x 31 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
    Inpuhetep (Inpuhetep)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Inpuhetep (Inpuhetep), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Inpuhetep

Tombs and Monuments 1

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. 52-55.

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Inpuhetep (Inpuhetep)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Inpuhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Architectural elements (chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel) inscribed for Inpuhetep; also appears on chapel entrance east and west door jambs (on east jamb reveal, as eldest son of Itjer); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep. Offering stone with two rectangular basins and raised relief Htp-sign (Hildesheim 3042) inscribed for Inpuhetep; found in situ in front of south false door in mastaba of Inpuhetep chapel. Identifed (variously) as [rx nswt jnpw sH-nTr Hm-nTr wt] royal acquaintance, priest of the divine booth of Anubis, embalmer.

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