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  • Tomb Owner
    Ankhu (Ankhu 2)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4500; S 4538; serdab 1; serdab 2; chapel; S 4450
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built south of Seneb. S 4450 is a later intrusive shaft.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

  • Galán, José M. "Two Old Kingdom officials connected with boats." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 86 (2000), pp. 145-147, fig. 1.

    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. 128-133, figs. 33-34, pl. 10, plan after p. 213.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G343-G344.

    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. 100-101, plan 13.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhu (Ankhu 2)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ankhu (2) (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Broken drum lintel inscribed for Ankhu, identified as [wr-a-j jmj-r mrw pr-aA] he who is carried in the litter, overseer of weavers of the Great House; found in mastaba of Ankhu [Ankhu (2)].

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.