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  • Tomb Owner
    Kanefer (Kanefer)
  • Attested
    Nefer [IV] (near Kanefer)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    chapel; 3 unnamed shafts
  • Remarks
    Is S 752 the shaft referenced in Giza 7, p. 192, where a jamb of Nefer [IV] was found in shaft of tomb east of Kanefer? Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 2

Drawings 1

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Hawass, Zahi. "A Burial with an Unusual Plaster Mask in the Western Cemetery of Khufu's Pyramid." In Renée Friedman and Barbara Adams, eds. The Followers of Horus. Studies dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman 1944-1990. Egyptian Studies Association Publication No. 2. Oxbow Monograph 20. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1992, p. 329.

    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. 189-192, figs. 76, 81-82, plan after pl. 40.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 8. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Zweiter Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1947, plan after pl. 28.

    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. 160, plan 16.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kanefer (Kanefer)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Kanefer (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door and fragment of limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8526) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sAb aD-mr (jmj-r) sSw] judge and administrator, overseer of scribes; false door in situ and lintel fragment found displaced in mastaba of Kanefer.
  • Nefer [IV] (near Kanefer)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragment of door jamb inscribed for (name poorly preserved but probably) Nefer; found in shaft (possibly S 752) east of mastaba of Kanefer.

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.