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Inscribed panel from false door of Sensen and his wife Pepi, shown seated at opposite sides of an offering table in a niche

Details

  • ID
    GEM_721
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Sensen
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    GEM: 50 x 16.5 x 51.5 cm; JE: H 43.5 x W 45 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_49694
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/15284
  • Period
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Owner
    Sensen (Sensen)
  • Attested
    Pepi (in Sensen)
  • Notes
    From excavations of Hermann Junker, 1925-1926.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Hermann Junker; Gªnther Roeder; Sensen (Sensen); ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_49694; EMC_SR_2.15284; RELATED SITE(S): Sensen; RELATED MEDIA: AEOS_II_2775, AEOS_II_2783, AEOS_II_2784

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sensen

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Giza IX, pp. 83-90; Porter-Moss, p. 118

Photos 6

People 3

Ancient People

  • Pepi (in Sensen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Sensen (owner of Sensen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet depicting Sensen and his wife Pepi seated at offering table, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr rxt nswt] priestess of Hathor, royal acquaintance; found displaced in front of mastaba of Sensen.
  • Sensen (Sensen)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Sensen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet depicting Sensen and his wife seated at offering table, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r js] royal acquaintance, overseer of the is-chamber; found displaced in front of mastaba of Sensen.

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.