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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Iuf (Iuf)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Meri (in Iuf)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dyn 5 or early Dyn 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2247; S 2257, serdab
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is built against south wall of Nikaukhnum, east of S 2228/2231, and well north of D 110.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Fischer in A. Z. 93 (1966), p. 62 [4], fig. 4.

    Hornemann, Types, v, pl. 1192.

    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. 67-68, 70, figs. 23, 27, pl. 7 [d], plan 1 after pl. 20.

    Junker in Anzeiger, Wien, 63 (1926), pp. 101-102, pl. 7 [b].

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G312.

    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. 119, plan 11.

Photos 7

People 3

Ancient People

  • Iuf (Iuf)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Iuf (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Seated pair statue (Cairo JE 49691) inscribed for Iuf and his wife Meri; Iuf identified as [rx nswt xrp ??] royal acquaintance, director of tomb-makers(?); found in situ in mastaba of Iuf serdab.
  • Meri (in Iuf)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Iuf (owner of Iuf, unnumber mastaba excavated by Junker). Seated pair statue (Cairo JE 49691) inscribed for Iuf and his wife Meri; Meri identified as [rxt nswt mjtrt] royal acquaintance, mitret; found in situ in mastaba of Iuf serdab.

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.