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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Hesy (Hesy)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Nebetib (in Hesy)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 12; S 15; S 16; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in field west of G 2135 and south of G 2120, west of S 20/24 and southwest of Neferihi. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 6. Die Mastabas des Nfr (Nefer), Kdfjj (Kedfi), Kahjf (Kahjef) und die westlich anschließenden Grabanlagen. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 1. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1943, pp. 162-168, figs. 51, 57-58, pl. 15 [a-c], plan after p. 273.

    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. 122, plan 11.

    Vienna, 5000 Jahre, No. 55 with table.

Photos 16

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hesy (Hesy)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Hesy (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7448) depicting Hesy and his wife seated at offering table, and offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 7449) inscribed for Hesy, identified as [xrp wtjw pr-aA rx nswt Hm-nTr dwAmwtf] director of embalmers of the Great House, royal acquaintance, priest of Duamutef; both found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).
  • Nebetib (in Hesy)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Hesy (owner of Hesy, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 7448) depicting Hesy and his wife Nebtib seated at offering table, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in mastaba of Hesy (chapel recess).

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.