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  • Tomb Owner
    Kaemnefret (Lepsius 63)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
  • Attested
    Hetetu (in Lepsius 63)
    Kaemnefret (in Lepsius 63)
  • Lepsius No
    LG 63
    Lepsius 63 x
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Shafts
    1 shaft; chapel with 2 rooms; Lepsius 63 x
  • Remarks
    Rock-cut tomb south of Cheops causeway, well northeast of G 7510. Doorway facing East.

Maps & Plans 4

Drawings 3

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 7

Full Bibliography

  • Badawy, Alexander. The Tombs of Iteti, Sekhem'ankh-Ptah, and Kaemnofert at Giza. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976, pp. 25-33, pls. 25-36

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 48 [43].

    Kendall, Timothy. "An Unusual Rock-Cut Tomb at Giza." In William Kelly Simpson and Whitney M. David, eds. Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1981, p. 107, n. 11.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, p. 87.

    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, pp. 208-209, plan 18.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box M 3, Description of Cemetery G 7000, p. 429.

People 4

Ancient People

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.