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  • Tomb Owner
    Ptahwer (Ptahwer)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Wadjethetep (in Ptahwer)
  • Junker No
    S 2116/2119
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2116; S 2117; S 2118; S 2119; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is built against western wall of G 4960, south of Kednes [I] (aka Nisuked [I] or Njsw-kedw). Labeled on plan EG019920 near bottom center as Architr D. PTH-WR. Drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 6. Die Mastabas des Nfr (Nefer), Kdfjj (Kedfi), Kahjf (Kahjef) und die westlich anschließenden Grabanlagen. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 1. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1943, pp. 242-244, fig. 95, plan after p. 273.

    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. 140, plans 11, 15.

    Reisner, George. Unpublished manuscript, GN3_L13_4000_p054.

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ptahwer (Ptahwer)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ptahwer (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Fragment of limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8552) inscribed for Ptahwer and his wife Wadjethetep; Ptahwer identified as [jmj-r Hmwtjw] overseer of craftsmen; found in mastaba of Ptahwer.
  • Wadjethetep (in Ptahwer)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt-f] his wife) of Ptahwer (owner of Ptahwer, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Fragment of limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8552) inscribed for Ptahwer and his wife Wadjethetep; found in mastaba of Ptahwer.

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.