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  • Tomb Owner
    Nikhet (Nikhet)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    Nichet
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 605
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is off northeast corner of G 5470's chapel and south of S 508/658. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 8. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Zweiter Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1947, pp. 28-29, figs. 5, 7, plan after pl. 28.

    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. 163, plan 16.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nikhet (Nikhet)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Lower portion of false door inscribed for Nikhet, identified as [jmj-r (sSw xntj-)S] overseer of scribes, palace attendant; found in situ in center of east wall of mastaba of Nikhet.

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.