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Two fragments of architrave of Itjef


  • ID
  • Department
    Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Nummulitic limestone
  • Dimensions
    45 x 72 (A), 47.5 (B) x 7 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
  • Owner
    Itjef (Itjef)
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Itjef (Itjef), Hermann Junker; RELATED SITE(S): Itjef

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Itjef

    • Site Name G I-South 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. 107-110.

Photos 7

People 2

Ancient People

  • Itjef (Itjef)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Itjef (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Fragments of lintel (Hildesheim 3260) inscribed for Itjef, identified as [sHD jrjw-mDAt] inspector of letter carriers; found in mastaba of Itjef. Uninscribed seated family group statue attributed to Itjef; lower part found in situ in mastaba of Itjef west serdab.

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