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  • Tomb Owner
    Itju (Itju)
  • Attested
    Iaib (in Itju)
    Iminib (in Itju)
    Inetkaes (in Itju)
    Khaut (in Itju)
    Tjentit (in Itju)
    Tjentit (in Itju)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Other No
    Ithu
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4515; S 4533; S 4534; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is off east side of Seneb and Ankhmare, west of S 4497. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029. S 4539 is a later intrusive shaft. Mastaba might be Reisner's G 1458 which Reisner describes as being south of G 1457. There is an unnumbered and unnamed minor mastaba abutting NW corner.

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Osiris in the Fourth Dynasty Again? The False Door of Jntj, MFA 31.781." In Hedvig Györy, ed. Mélanges offerts à Edith Varga. Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts Supplément-2001, Budapest: Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts, 2001, p. 71.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 5. Die Mastaba des Snb (Seneb) und die umliegenden Gräber. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 71, Abhandlung 2. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1941. pp. 134-150, figs. 35-36, 40-42, pls. 11-12, plan after p. 213.

    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. 103, plan 13.

Photos 14

People 8

Ancient People

  • Iaib (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father (?) of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Standing pair statue (Leipzig 3694) inscribed for Iaib and Khaut; Iaib identified as [sS] scribe; found in front of south false door in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Iminib (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears depicted as young boy on north false door (tablet) inscribed for his mother Inetkaes; found in situ in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Inetkaes (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). North false door inscribed for Inetkaes, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Itju (Itju)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Itju (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Central false door and south false door (Hildesheim 3113) inscribed for Itju, identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; found in situ in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel. Window inscribed for Itju; found in situ in east wall of mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Khaut (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother (?) of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Standing pair statue (Leipzig 3694) inscribed for Iaib and Khaut; Khaut identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in front of south false door in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Tjentit (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Elder daughter of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker); her younger sister is also named Tjentit. Appears depicted as young girl on north false door (tablet) inscribed for her mother Inetkaes; found in situ in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.
  • Tjentit (in Itju)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Younger daughter of Itju (owner of Itju, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker); her elder sister is also named Tjentit. Appears depicted as young girl on north false door (tablet) inscribed for her mother Inetkaes; found in situ in mastaba of Itju corridor chapel.

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.