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  • Tomb Owner
    Isu (Isu & Meshedu)
    Meshedu (Isu & Meshedu)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 3; S 4; S 5; S 6; S 7; S 98; S 165; S 168; S 171; chapel

Finds 4

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 10. Der Friedhof südlich der Cheopspyramide: Westteil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 74, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1951, pp. 140-143, figs. 4, 50, pl. 6 [c, d], plan 1 of 2 after p. 211.

    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. 218, plan 19.

Photos 8

People 3

Ancient People

  • Isu (Isu & Meshedu)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner (along with Meshedu) of Isu & Meshedu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Two drum lintels (Hildesheim 3253, Hildesheim 3254) inscribed for Isu, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in debris of mastaba of Isu & Meshedu.
  • Meshedu (Isu & Meshedu)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner (along with Isu) of Isu & Meshedu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). One drum lintel (Hildesheim 3255) inscribed for Meshedu, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in debris of mastaba of Isu & Meshedu.

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.