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  • Tomb Owner
    Neferen (Neferen)
  • Attested
    Djat (in Neferen)
    Hetepi (in Neferen)
    Hetepib (in Neferen)
    Hetepibef (in Neferen)
    Hetepre (in Neferen)
    Inet (in Neferen)
    Iyti (in Neferen)
    Mery (in Neferen)
    Pepi (in Neferen)
    Wer (in Neferen)
    Werbauptah (in Neferen)
    Wernebmaat (in Neferen)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 177; S 181; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    This mastaba is off southwest corner of G 2100-I, and overlaps S 111/115.

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 6

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. 71.

    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. 198-204, figs. 51, 73-74, 76, pls. 16 [b], 18 [a, right], plan after p. 273.

    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, plan 1 after pl. 20.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G365.

    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, pp. 120-121, plan 11.

Photos 5

People 14

Ancient People

  • Djat (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son (?) of Neferen (owner of Neferen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Name (and possibly figure) appears on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb, identified as [rx nswt sS] royal acquaintance, scribe; found in mastaba of Neferen. Person depicted facing figure of Wer on north false door tablet may be Neferen or possibly Djat (name not preserved).
  • Hetepi (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (middle register of kneeling figures, third figure from right) and north false door, south jamb, identified (in both instances) as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Hetepib (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (middle register of kneeling figures, last figure on left); found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Hetepibef (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (bottom register of kneeling figures, figure on left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Hetepre (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (top register of kneeling figures, figure on right); found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Inet (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (middle register of kneeling figures, second figure from right); found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Iyti (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f mrt=f] his beloved wife) of Neferen (owner of Neferen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 5) and south false door (Leipzig 3155) inscribed for Neferen, north jamb (seated with her husband); Iyti identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in mastaba of Neferen.
  • Mery (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Neferen (owner of Neferen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (middle register of kneeling figures, first figure on right); also appears on north false door, north jamb; found in mastaba of Neferen. Positioning of phrase [sA=f] in register above Mery on south false door (south jamb) probably due to limited space.
  • Neferen (Neferen)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 5) and drum lintel, and south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, identified as [jmj-r xAw jmj-r pr-Sna jmj-r jrjwt] overseer of corn-measurers, overseer of the storehouse, overseer of female weavers; found in mastaba of Neferen. Person depicted facing figure of Wer on north false door tablet may be Neferen or possibly Djat (name not preserved).
  • Pepi (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on north false door, north jamb (carrying tray on her head); found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Wer (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) or grandson of Neferen (owner of Neferen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Leipzig 3155) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (standing behind his father, who may be either Neferen or Djat); also appears on north false door, tablet; identified (in both instances) as [sS] scribe; found in mastaba of Neferen.
  • Werbauptah (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (top register of kneeling figures, figure on left); found in mastaba of Neferen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Wernebmaat (in Neferen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on south false door (Leipzig 3135) inscribed for Neferen, south jamb (bottom register of kneeling figures, figure on right), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; found in mastaba of Neferen (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.