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Details

  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Maathep (Maathep)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 58; S 62; S 66; chapel; S 65
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in field west of G 2135, off southwest corner of G 2135, east of Shepsi and northwest of G 4760. S 65 is intrusive in chapel. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029. At northern end of mastaba is a small mastaba-like structure (Junker's "eingemauerte Mastaba") with decorated walls and false door which may have acted as a serdab and contained statues of the tomb owner.

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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, pp. 155-160, figs. 51-53, plan after p. 273.

    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. 122, plan 11.

Photos 6

People 2

Ancient People

  • Maathep (Maathep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable wife of unidentified tomb owner. Offering stone with two small rectangular basins and flat disc inscribed for Maathep; found in situ in front of north false door in mastaba of Maathep (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.