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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Nisuhenu (Nisuhenu)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Niankhhathor (in Nisuhenu)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 137; S 139; S 150
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is off southeast corner og G I-S No. 5.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 10. Der Friedhof südlich der Cheopspyramide: Westteil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 74, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1951, pp. 182-184, fig. 67, 70, plan 2 of 2 after p. 211.

    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. 220, plan 19.

Photos 3

People 3

Ancient People

  • Niankhhathor (in Nisuhenu)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nisuhenu (probable owner of Nisuhenu, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (Hildesheim 3235) depicting Nisuhenu and his wife Niankhhathor seated at offering table, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in mastaba of Nisuhenu, shaft S 139.
  • Nisuhenu (Nisuhenu)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of Nisuhenu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (Hildesheim 3235) depicting Nisuhenu and his wife seated at offering table, identified as [Hm-kA jrj wxrt] ka-priest, keeper of the dockyard; found in mastaba of Nisuhenu, shaft S 139.

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.