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  • Tomb Owner
    Imsetka (G 4351)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Khuitbauinu (in G 4351)
    Ptah[…] (in G 4351)
  • Junker No
    Imsetka
  • PorterMoss Date
    First Intermediate Period
  • Junker Date
    After Dynasty 6
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4531 A; G 4351 B; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba in field east of G 4000, against east wall at north end of G 4350. Shafts not named by Junker, subsequently numbered A and B by Reisner.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 6. Die Mastabas des Nfr (Nefer), Kdfjj (Kedfi), Kahjf (Kahjef) und die westlich anschließenden Grabanlagen. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 1. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1943. pp. 208-217, figs. 80-84, pls. 19 [b upper & lower], 23 [a], plan after p. 273.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G175.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, pp. 126-127, plan 15.

Photos 13

People 4

Ancient People

  • Imsetka (G 4351)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4351. Architectural elements (chapel entrance lintel and door jambs) and false door (Leipzig 3136) inscribed for Imsetka, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r prwy-aHAw wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of the two Houses of Weapons, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; found in G 4351. Standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43960) inscribed for Imsetka and Khuitbauinu; Imsetka identified as [jmj-r st xntj-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 4351 serdab.
  • Khuitbauinu (in G 4351)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Imsetka (owner of G 4351). Standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43960) inscribed for Imsetka and Khuitbauinu; found in situ in G 4351 serdab. Also appears on chapel entrance east door jamb, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht swt nbt] priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore in all her places; in situ in G 4351.
  • Ptah[…] (in G 4351)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Imsetka (owner of G 4351). Appears on chapel entrance west door jamb (censing before his father, name only partially preserved); in situ in G 4351.

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.