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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Nisusankh (Nisusankh)
  • Attested
    Khenut (in Nisusankh)
    Nisukhnum (in Nisusankh)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 132; S 133; S 134; S 135; S 136; S 138, chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is south of Nisuhenu and southeast of 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. 175-182, figs. 67-69, pl. 19 [a, b], 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 6

People 4

Ancient People

  • Khenut (in Nisusankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nisusankh (owner of Nisusankh, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). North false door inscribed for Khenut; in situ in mastaba Nisusankh. Also appears on south false door (Hildesheim 3256) inscribed for Nisusankh, north inner jamb, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-kA] royal acquaintance, ka-priest; found in mastaba of Nisusankh.
  • Nisukhnum (in Nisusankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Nisusankh (owner of Nisusankh, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on north false door inscribed for his mother Khenut, north outer jamb, identified as [Hm-kA n jt=f] ka-priest of his father; in situ in mastaba Nisusankh.
  • Nisusankh (Nisusankh)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Nisusankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door (Hildesheim 3256) inscribed for Nisusankh, identified as [Hm-nTr xwfw xrp m sA sHD wabw] priest of Khufu, director of members of a phyle, inspector of wab-priests; found in mastaba of Nisusankh. Also appears on north false door inscribed for his wife Khenut, south inner jamb; in situ in mastaba of Nisusankh.

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.