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Limestone offering basin inscribed for father of Hepetweser


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Offering tables and basins
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    11.6 x 29.9 x 20 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Hepetweser (Hepetweser)
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hepetweser (Hepetweser), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Hepetweser

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. 74-76.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hepetweser (Hepetweser)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Offering basin (Hildesheim 3172), inscribed [jr.n=f nw Hr jmAHt (sic) sA=f Hptwsr] he made this on behalf of the honored one, his son Hepetweser; found in situ in mastaba of Hepetweser (S 4248/4321).

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