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  • Tomb Owner
    Khesef [I] (Khesef [I])
  • Attested
    Imsut(?) (in Khesef [I])
    Iyka (in Khesef [I])
    Mererib (in Khesef [I])
    Wepnefret (in Khesef [I])
    […]fet (in Khesef [I])
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba w/ stone casing
  • Shafts
    S 4080; S 4081; S 4089; S 4076; S 4088; S 4152; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is built northeast of Khnumhetep [II] and west of S 4047/4050. Shafts s 4088 and S 4152 are later intrusions into chapel. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 9. Das Mittelfeld des Westfriedhofs. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 2. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1950, pp. 192-198, figs. 1[top], 89-90, pl. 2 [a], plan 3.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G380.

    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. 106, plan 13.

Photos 4

People 7

Ancient People

  • Imsut(?) (in Khesef [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Khesef (owner of Khesef [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on (fragmentary) limestone false door inscribed for Khesef, north jamb (top register, standing with her husband); found in mastaba of Khesef [I].
  • Iyka (in Khesef [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on (fragmentary) limestone false door inscribed for Khesef, north jamb (third register); found in mastaba of Khesef [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Khesef [I] (Khesef [I])

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Khesef [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone false door (fragmentary) inscribed for Khesef, identified as [nfr jmj-r pr] recruit, steward; found in mastaba of Khesef [I].
  • Mererib (in Khesef [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on (fragmentary) limestone false door inscribed for Khesef, south jamb (second register); found in mastaba of Khesef [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Wepnefret (in Khesef [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on (fragmentary) limestone false door inscribed for Khesef, north jamb (second register), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in mastaba of Khesef [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • […]fet (in Khesef [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on (fragmentary) limestone false door inscribed for Khesef, north jamb (second register, name only partially preserved); found in mastaba of Khesef [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).

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.