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  • Tomb Owner
    Khnumnefer (Khnumnefer)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    S 46
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 46

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 10. Der Friedhof südlich der Cheopspyramide: Westteil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 74, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1951, pp. 110-111, figs. 40-41, plan 1 of 2 after p. 211.

    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. 217, plan 19.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khnumnefer (Khnumnefer)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Khnumnefer (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone sarcophagus inscribed (in ink) for Khnumnefer, identified as [smr watj jrj nfr-HAt sHD jrw Sn nswt] sole companion, keeper of the diadem, inspector of the king's hairdressers; found in mastaba of Khnumnefer shaft S 46.

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.