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  • Tomb Owner
    Akhi (G 4750)
  • Attested
    Akhi-nedjes (in G 4750)
    Sabet (in G 4750)
    Tjenti (in G 4750)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    VIIs
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 4
  • PorterMoss Date
    Menkaure
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 775; serdab; chapel

Finds 7

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 10

Unpublished Documents 41

Full Bibliography

  • Bárta, Miroslav. "Serdab and Statue Placement in the Private Tombs down to the Fourth Dynasty." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 54 (1998), p. 71.

    Fischer, Henry G. "Marginalia III." Göttinger Miszellen 185 (2001), pp. 55, 58, no. 21, unnumbered fig.

    Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 37, note 31.

    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. 234-242, figs. 55-57, pls. 38 [a, b], 39 [a, c].

    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 [15], 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.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G191.

    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, p. 137, 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.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Origin of Some Unidentified Old Kingdom Reliefs." American Journal of Archaeology 46 (1942), pp. 510, 530-531.

    Strudwick, Nigel. "Three Monuments of Old Kingdom Treasury Officials." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 71 (1985), p. 49.

Photos 28

People 5

Ancient People

  • Akhi (G 4750)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4750. Chapel entrance lintel (in fragments: 14-2-13, KHM Vienna ÄS 7801, KHM Vienna ÄS 8542) and drum lintel inscribed for Akhi, identified as [sAb aD-mr (Hrj-)sStA (wr) mDw Sma xrp nstj jmj-r Snwt nswt jmj-r prwj-HD jmj-r sSw aprw jmj-r kAt nb(t) nswt] judge and administrator, secretary, (great one) of the tens of Upper Egypt, director of the two thrones, overseer of royal granaries, overseer of the two treasuries, overseer of scribes of the crews, overseer of all royal works; 14-2-13 found in G 4734 A, KHM Vienna ÄS 7801 and 8542 found in G 4750. Relief fragment (Turin S.1870) inscribed for Akhi, idenitified as [jmj-r Snwt nswt] overseer of royal granaries; excavated by Schiaparelli, exact findspot unknown.
  • Akhi-nedjes (in G 4750)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable son of Akhi (owner of G 4750). Fragments of relief depicting standing figures presumably of Akhi and his son Akhi-nedjes; found in G 4750. Name reconstructed by Junker.
  • Sabet (in G 4750)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter (?) of Akhi (owner of G 4750). Fragments of relief depicting standing figures presumably of Akhi and his daughter Sabet; found in G 4750. Name reconstructed by Junker.
  • Tjenti (in G 4750)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears as offering bearer on fragments of relief depicting presentation scene (including standing figures of presumably Akhi and his daughter Sabet), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; fragments found in G 4750.

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.