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  • Tomb Owner
    Ankhudja Itji (Ankhudja Itji)
  • Attested
    Henutsen (in Ankhudja Itji)
    Ibebi (in Ankhudja Itji)
    Ibebi (in Ankhudja Itji)
    Meruka (in Ankhudja Itji)
    Tjeset (in Ankhudja Itji)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
    Itj
  • Other No
    Ankhuza
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 670; serdab; chapel; S 667; S 668; S 669; S 670; S 671; S 672; S 678; S 685; S 712; S 715a; S 715b; S 715c; S 716; S 717; S 731; S 732
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built east of S 677/817 & north of G 5560. The owner is buried in S 670. There are 15 intrusive shafts, of which 6 lie within the mastaba's body (S 667, 668, 669, 671, 672, & 678), 4 in the chapel (S 685, 715c, 731, 732), and 5 in the south wall (712, 715a, 715b, 716, 717). Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 8

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 8. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Zweiter Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1947, pp. 122-139, figs. 1, 57-65, pls. 22-23, 25, plan after pl. 28.

    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. 167, plan 16.

Photos 36

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankhudja Itji (Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Ankhudja Itji (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Ankhudja, [rn=f nfr] his good name Itji. Architectural elements, including limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2), block of inscription with threat formula (KHM Vienna ÄS 8537), and false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 7791) with portion of upper lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8534) inscribed for Ankhudja Itji, identified variously as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb jmj-r sSw sS a nswt xft-Hr] royal chamberlain, juridicial overseer of scribes, royal document scribe in the presence; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji. Fragment of offering stone (KHM Vienna ÄS 8539) inscribed for Itji, identified as [sS a nswt xft-Hr] royal document scribe in the presence; provenance unknown, probably originally from mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.
  • Henutsen (in Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Ankhudja Itji (owner of Ankhudja Itji, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2) with her parents and siblings; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.
  • Ibebi (in Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Ankhudja Itji (owner of Ankhudja Itji, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on limestone false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 7791) inscribed for Ankhudja Itji (bottom of south outer jamb, censing before his father), and limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2) with his parents and siblings; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.
  • Ibebi (in Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Younger son ([sA=f] his son) of Ankhudja Itji (owner of Ankhudja Itji, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2) with his parents and siblings; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.
  • Meruka (in Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Ankhudja (owner of Ankhudja Itji, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on limestone chapel entrance lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8524,1.2), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji.
  • Tjeset (in Ankhudja Itji)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8525) inscribed for Tjeset, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found displaced in mastaba of Ankhudja Itji, shaft S 670.

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.