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  • Tomb Owner
    Inpuhetep (Inpuhetep)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Hetepheres (in Inpuhetep)
    Ibeb (in Inpuhetep)
    Inpuhetep (in Inpuhetep)
    Irkhetre (in Inpuhetep)
    Itjer (in Inpuhetep)
    Itjer (in Inpuhetep)
    Khenuty (in Inpuhetep)
    Maasekheminpu (in Inpuhetep)
    Maasekheminpu (in Inpuhetep)
    Meretites (in Inpuhetep)
    Nikaure (in Inpuhetep)
    Sabt (in Inpuhetep)
    Sehi (in Inpuhetep)
    Senedjem (in Inpuhetep)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2525; S 2526; S 2527; S 2528; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is southeast of G 1351, against northeast corner of Meni [II] aka S 2530/2531 and north of S 2533.

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 9. Das Mittelfeld des Westfriedhofs. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 2. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1950, pp. 154-169, figs. 70-76, pls. 9 [b], 13 [b], 14 [c], 15, plan 3 after pl. 20.

    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. 106-107, plan 13.

Photos 25

People 16

Ancient People

  • Hetepheres (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, bottom register, third figure from right; reveal, standing behind her parents); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Ibeb (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, middle register, middle figure, carrying goose; reveal, middle register, second figure from left, carrying crane) identified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Inpuhetep (Inpuhetep)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Inpuhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Architectural elements (chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel) inscribed for Inpuhetep; also appears on chapel entrance east and west door jambs (on east jamb reveal, as eldest son of Itjer); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep. Offering stone with two rectangular basins and raised relief Htp-sign (Hildesheim 3042) inscribed for Inpuhetep; found in situ in front of south false door in mastaba of Inpuhetep chapel. Identifed (variously) as [rx nswt jnpw sH-nTr Hm-nTr wt] royal acquaintance, priest of the divine booth of Anubis, embalmer.
  • Inpuhetep (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance west door jamb (facade face, middle register, middle figure; reveal, middle register, second figure from right, carrying crane), identified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Irkhetre (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, bottom register, first figure on right); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Itjer (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, midde register, first figure on right, carrying two birds; reveal, middle register, first figure on left, carrying basin and ewer), identified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Itjer (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade and reveal faces) identified as [Hm-nTr njwsrra rx nswt jnpw sH-nTr Hm-nTr] priest of Niuserre, royal acquaintance, priest of the divine booth of Anubis; in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Khenuty (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, bottom register, last figure on left); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Maasekheminpu (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice (possibly three times) on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, middle register, last figure on left, carrying two birds; reveal, middle register, third figure from left, carrying two birds, and possibly also depicted as young boy holding staff of his father Itjer, identified there as [sA=f inpu] his son Inpu), identified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Maasekheminpu (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance west door jamb (facade face, middle register, last figure on right, carrying two birds; reveal, middle register, third figure from right, carrying two birds), identified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Meretites (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Itjer, father of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance east door jamb (facade face, bottom register, second figure from right; reveal, standing before her parents); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Nikaure (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears twice on chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, middle register, first figure on left, carrying two birds; reveal, middle register, first figure on right, carrying basin and ewer), idenified as [wt] embalmer (on reveal); in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Sabt (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Itjer and mother of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (both facade and reveal faces), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Sehi (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Named on chapel entrance drum lintel, identified as [wt jnpw sH-nTr Hm-nTr] embalmer, priest of the divine booth of Anubis; in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.
  • Senedjem (in Inpuhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Inpuhetep (owner of Inpuhetep, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance west door jamb (both facade and reveal faces), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in mastaba of Inpuhetep.

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.