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  • Tomb Owner
    Iabtet (G 4650)
  • Attested
    Heben (in G 4650)
    Hepmaat (in G 4651)
    Hesyre (in G 4651)
    Inetkaes (in G 4650)
    Kapunisut Kai (G 4651 and G 1741)
    Neferu (in G 4650)
    Nubhetep (in G 4650)
    Nubiret (in G 4650)
    Nubka[...] (in G 4650)
    Ptah[...] (in G 4650)
    Tjenti (in G 4651)
    Werbauptah (in G 4650)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    VIs
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle or late Dynasty 4
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 997; chapel

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 1

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 31

Full Bibliography

  • Baud, Michel. "La tombe de la reine-mère xa-mrr-Nbtj Ire." Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale 95 (1995), pp. 13-14.

    Hawass, Zahi. "Unique Statues at Giza V: The Exceptional Statue of the Priest Kai and His Family." In Khaled Daoud, Shafia Bedier & Sawsan Abd el-Fatah, eds. Studies in Honor of Ali Radwan. Supplément aux Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, no. 34. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2005, p. 25.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 1. Die Mastabas der IV. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 69. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1929, pp. 216-227, figs. 50-51, pls. 13 [a, b], 35 [a], 36.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 36 [14], fig. 1.

    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, plan after p. 273.

    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. 134-135, plan 15.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pp. 227-252.

    Sethe, Kurt. Urkunden des Alten Reichs. Erster Band. Urkunden des Ägyptischen Altertums Abteilung 1, Hft. 1-4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1903-1933, p. 155 [4 (95)].

    Strudwick, Nigel. "A slab of Int-kAs in the Fitzwilliam Museum." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 73 (1987), p. 202.

    Woods, Alexandra. "Contribution to a Controversy: A Date For the Tomb of kA(=j)-m-anx at Giza." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), p. 162, note 8.

Photos 16

People 14

Ancient People

  • Heben (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), south outer jamb (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Hepmaat (in G 4651)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651 and G 1741). Appears (in G 4651) on north false door inscribed for Kai, north jamb; in situ in G 4651. Also appears (in G 4650) on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), lower north inner jamb (first figure behind Kai), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest (name spelled Hepenmaat); in situ in G 4650.
  • Hesyre (in G 4651)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651 and G 1741). Appears (in G 4651) on north false door inscribed for Kai, south jamb, chapel entrance north door jamb (in front of seated figure of his father Kai), and chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, with his father and his mother Wekhetka, and panel of relief north of north false door); in situ in G 4651. Also appears (in G 4650) on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), lower north inner jamb (standing in front of Kai); in situ in G 4650.
  • Iabtet (G 4650)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4650. False door inscribed for Iabtet, identified as [sAt nswt nt Xt=f mrt=f nbt jmAxw xr nTr aA] king's daughter of his body, his beloved, possessor of reverence before the Great God; in situ in G 4650.
  • Inetkaes (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable daughter of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), lower north inner jamb (third figure behind Kai), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Kapunisut Kai (G 4651 and G 1741)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 4651 and G 1741. Architectural elements (in G 4651), including chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel, and north and south false doors inscribed for Kai; also appears (in G 4651) in chapel relief, west and south walls, and chapel entrance north and south door jambs, and chapel facade (panels of relief on either side of chapel entrance), identified as [rx nswt sS a nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA jmj-r prw mswt nswt wab nswt sAb sS aprw] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe, overseer of ka-priests, overseer of the houses of the king's children, royal wab-priest, juridicial scribe of the crews; in situ in G 4651. Also appears (in G 4650) on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), lower north and south inner jambs, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA nb jmAx kAj] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests, possessor of reverence, Kai; in situ in G 4650. Architectural elements (in G 1741) inscribed for Kai; also seated group statue (Cairo JE 99128) inscribed for Kai and two of his children, Nefretankh and Shepseska; Kai identified as [sAb sS sqd n wjA] juridicial scribe, rower of a boat); found in situ in G 1741 serdab.
  • Neferu (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), sourh outer jamb (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Nubhetep (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable daughter of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), lower north inner jamb (second figure behind Kai), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Nubiret (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable daughter of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), north inner jamb (bottom register, second figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Nubka[...] (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable daughter of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), north inner jamb (bottom register, third figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest (name only partially preserved); in situ in G 4650.
  • Ptah[...] (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable son of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), north inner jamb (bottom register, last figure on right, name only partially preserved), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.
  • Tjenti (in G 4651)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651 and G 1741). Appears (in G 4651) on south false door inscribed for Kai, south jamb, and chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief above south false door); in situ in G 4651. Also appears (in G 4650) on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), north inner jamb (bottom register, fourth figure from left); in situ in G 4650.
  • Werbauptah (in G 4650)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable son of Kapunisut Kai (owner of G 4651). Appears on false door inscribed for Iabtet (owner of G 4650), north inner jamb (bottom register, first figure on left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4650.

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.