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  • Tomb Owner
    Ptahiufni (G 4941)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    Ptahiwfnj
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4941 A; G 4941 X; serdab
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is built against north side of G 4940 at it's east end. Shafts as labeled by Reisner. Junker's Sch T on his maps is called shaft A by Reisner.

Maps & Plans 4

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

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

    Brovarski, Edward. "False Doors & History: the Sixth Dynasty." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 111.

    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.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 7. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Erster Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 3. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1944, pp. 24-28, figs. 4, 8, pl. 5 [a], 6 [b, c], plan after pl. 40.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G200.

    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. 143, plan 16.

Photos 8

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ptahiufni (G 4941)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 4941. Upper part of false door (Leipzig 3134) inscribed for Ptahiufni, identified as [xntj-S mnnfrppj wab Sntj jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA mDH wxrwt aAt jmj-r js n ... S pr aA Sps nswt smr pr] palace attendant of the pyramid of Pepy I, wab-priest of two hundred, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, carpenter of the great shipyard, overseer of the bureau of ... of the Great House, noble of the king, companion of the house; found in G 4941.

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.