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Lower part of false door of Nisusankh


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    118 x 57.5 x 24 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
  • Attested
    Khenut (in Nisusankh)
  • Owner
    Nisusankh (Nisusankh)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Nisusankh (Nisusankh), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Nisusankh

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. 90-95.

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khenut (in Nisusankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nisusankh (owner of Nisusankh, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). North false door inscribed for Khenut; in situ in mastaba Nisusankh. Also appears on south false door (Hildesheim 3256) inscribed for Nisusankh, north inner jamb, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-kA] royal acquaintance, ka-priest; found in mastaba of Nisusankh.
  • Nisusankh (Nisusankh)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Nisusankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door (Hildesheim 3256) inscribed for Nisusankh, identified as [Hm-nTr xwfw xrp m sA sHD wabw] priest of Khufu, director of members of a phyle, inspector of wab-priests; found in mastaba of Nisusankh. Also appears on north false door inscribed for his wife Khenut, south inner jamb; in situ in mastaba of Nisusankh.

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