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  • Tomb Owner
    Khnumhetep [II] (Khnumhetep [II])
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4075;S 4079; S 4234; S4235; S 4236; S 4237; S 4243; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built w. of Khesef [I] & against n. wall of S 4072/4074. Mastaba could be called a double mastaba with S 4075/4237 at the north end & S 4235/4243 at the south end. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Osiris in the Fourth Dynasty Again? The False Door of Jntj, MFA 31.781." In Hedvig Györy, ed. Mélanges offerts à Edith Varga. Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts Supplément-2001, Budapest: Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts, 2001, p. 73.

    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. 199-208, figs. 91-94, pl. 16 [c], plan 3 after pl. 20.

    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. 105, plans 13, 27.

Photos 7

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khnumhetep [II] (Khnumhetep [II])

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Khnumhetep [II] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears in chapel relief (north and south door jambs, east and west walls, name not preserved in all instances, chapel badly damaged, only portions of jambs and walls remain), identified as [rx nswt xrp wabw nswt Hm-nTr xwfw jmj-r Hmw-kA sS mDAt nswt] royal acquaintance, director of the royal wab-priests, priest of Khufu, overseer of ka-priests, scribe of the royal archive; in situ in mastaba of Khnumhetep [II].

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.