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  • Tomb Owner
    Nikaukhnum (Nikaukhnum)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Neferseres (in Nikaukhnum)
  • Harpur Date
    Niuserre - Teti
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dyn 5 or early Dyn 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2236; S 2238; S 2243; S 2256; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is south of G 2000 and east of Meruka (2). Possibly should be called by name of husband and wife: Nikaukhnum & Neferesris.

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Hornemann, Types, v, pl. 1163.

    Junker in Anzeiger, Wien, 63 (1926), pp. 98-99, 101, pl. 8 [a, b].

    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, pp. 59-66, figs. 23-26, pls. 7(c), 12(b), plan 1 after pl. 20.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G368.

    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. 119, plan 11.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Neferseres (in Nikaukhnum)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Neferesres, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in mastaba of Nikaukhnum (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Nikaukhnum (Nikaukhnum)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Nikaukhnum (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chapel recess (seated at offering table); in situ in mastaba of Nikaukhnum.

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.