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  • Tomb Owner
    Setju (Lepsius 93)
  • Attested
    Iren[…] (in Lepsius 93)
    Khentut (in Lepsius 93)
    Khentut (in Lepsius 93)
    Menkaure-ankh (in Lepsius 93)
    Nefretha-menkaure (in Lepsius 93)
    Pepi (in Lepsius 93)
    Setju (in Lepsius 93)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
  • Lepsius No
    LG 93
    L.93
    Lepsius 93
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Remarks
    Mastaba in Menkaure Cemetery which is south of Menkaure Causeway and southeast of Menkaure Pyramid.

Maps & Plans 1

Drawings 1

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Lepsius, Carl Richard. Denkmäler aus Aegypten und Aethiopien. Plates 2, Band 3 [Giza plates only]. Berlin: Nicolaische Buchhandlung, 1849-1859, pl. 38.

    Lepsius, Carl Richard. Denkmäler aus Aegypten und Aethiopien. Text 1: Unteraegypten und Memphis [Giza pages only]. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1897, p.114.

    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. 293, plan 3.

Photos 2

People 9

Ancient People

  • Iren[…] (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (upper register, with his siblings behind his father); in situ in Lepsius 93. Also appears on displaced block of relief; found in Menkaure quarry cemetery, probably originally from Lepsius 93.
  • Khentut (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (lower register, with her siblings behind her father); in situ in Lepsius 93.
  • Khentut (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, west wall of chamber B (standing with her husband); in situ in Lepsius 93. One of two wives of Setju. Also appears on displaced block of relief, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr] priestess of Hathor; found in Menkaure quarry cemetery, probably originally from Lepsius 93.
  • Menkaure-ankh (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (top register, with his siblings behind his father); in situ in Lepsius 93.
  • Nefretha-menkaure (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (lower register, with her siblings behind her father); in situ in Lepsius 93.
  • Pepi (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (standing with her husband); in situ in Lepsius 93. One of two wives of Setju.
  • Setju (Lepsius 93)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Lepsius 93. False door (west wall of chamber A) inscribed for Setju, identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw smsw hAjt Hrj-sStA] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests, elder of the hall, secretary; in situ in Lepsius 93. Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (name not preserved, standing with his wife), and west wall of chamber B, identified as [rx nswt sHD xntjw-S Hrj-sStA] royal acquaintance, inspector of palace attendants, secretary; in situ in Lepsius 93. Also appears on displaced block of relief; found in Menkaure quarry cemetery, probably originally from Lepsius 93.
  • Setju (in Lepsius 93)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Setju (owner of Lepsius 93). Appears in chapel relief, south wall of chamber A (lower register, with his siblings behind his father); in situ in Lepsius 93.

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

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