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  • Tomb Owner
    Ankh (Ankh)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Iruka (in Ankh)
    Nedjetpet (in Ankh)
    Neferwawet (in Ankh)
    Nefretka (in Ankh)
    Tjenti (in Ankh)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4526; S 4527; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built close to concession northern boundary west of S 4523 and north of G 4520/4521. Mastaba might be Reisner's G 1461 which Reisner says was 4th of line of mastabas starting south of G 1457.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 5. Die Mastaba des Snb (Seneb) und die umliegenden Gräber. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 71, Abhandlung 2. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1941. pp. 150-155, figs. 43-45, pls. 14-15, plan after p. 213.

    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. 100, plan 13.

Photos 4

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankh (Ankh)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Central false door inscribed for Ankh, identified as [ATw] atju-official, appears with his wife Nefretka and daughter Nedjetpet on panel of relief in center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3086); found in situ in mastaba of Ankh.
  • Iruka (in Ankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on panel of relief from center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3069) inscribed for Ankh (bottom register, figure on left, carrying milk jug and bird); found in situ in mastaba of Ankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Nedjetpet (in Ankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Ankh (owner of Ankh, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears facing her parents on panel of relief in center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3086); found in situ in mastaba of Ankh.
  • Neferwawet (in Ankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on panel of relief from center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3069) inscribed for Ankh (bottom register, figure in middle, carrying bird in left hand and basket on his head); found in situ in mastaba of Ankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).
  • Nefretka (in Ankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ankh (owner of Ankh, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears with her husband and daughter Nedjetpet on panel of relief from center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3086), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in mastaba of Ankh.
  • Tjenti (in Ankh)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on panel of relief from center niche of central false door (Hildesheim 3069) inscribed for Ankh (bottom register, figure on right, holding covered cup), identified as [sS] scribe; found in situ in mastaba of Ankh (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).

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.