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Drum lintel of Isu


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Isu & Meshedu
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    50.7 x 16 cm
  • Credit Line
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Owner
    Isu (Isu & Meshedu)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Isu (Isu & Meshedu), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Isu & Meshedu

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. 84-85.

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Isu (Isu & Meshedu)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner (along with Meshedu) of Isu & Meshedu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Two drum lintels (Hildesheim 3253, Hildesheim 3254) inscribed for Isu, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in debris of mastaba of Isu & Meshedu.

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