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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Rakhaefankh (G 8840)
  • Excavator
    François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette, French, 1821–1881
    Service des Antiquités
  • Other No
    Rakhaefankh
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Remarks
    Mastaba north of G 8740 (Nisutpunetjer) and east of G 8824 (Kadebhen). Excavated by Mariette in 1860 and by Service des Antiquities, probably in 1923-1924.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Hassan, Selim. Excavations at Gîza 9: 1936-37-38. The Mastabas of the Eighth Season and their Description. Cairo: General Organisation for Government Printing Offices, 1960, folded plan, S-10/11.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 52 [50a].

    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. 277, plan 23, C/D-8, 34.

    Vasselli, MSS., pp. 4-6.

Photos 7

People 2

Ancient People

Modern People

  • François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1821–1881
    • Remarks Pasha; Egyptologist; Professor; Archaeologist of Sphinx Temple. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1

  • Service des Antiquités

    • Type Excavator
    • Remarks Egyptian antiquities service; precursor to Supreme Council of Antiquities.