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  • Tomb Owner
    Hetepi (Hetepi 1)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 886; S 909, S 910; S 924; S 926; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is off east wall of G 4950, south of S 929/931 in same street. The secondary (northern) cult niche of Hetepi (1) seems later to have been reused/modified, possibly by a son or other family member of the original Hetepi.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 7. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Erster Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 3. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1944, pp. 14-17, figs. 4-5, plan after pl. 40.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G310.

    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. 143, plan 16.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hetepi (Hetepi 1)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Hetepi (1) (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8535,1.2) inscribed for Hetepi, identified as [sHD xntjw-S n pr-aA xntj-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, palace attendant of the Great House; found in mastaba of Hetepi [Hetepi (1)].

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.