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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Khenit (Khenit)
  • Attested
    Isesibaf (in Khenit)
    Meresankh(?) (in Khenit)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Izezi
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 486; S 487; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is built against east wall of G 5370 and west wall of G 5470, south of S 491.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 241-246, figs. 100-103, pl. 40 [a], plan after pl. 40.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Dig Divided: The Giza Mastaba of Heti, G 5480 (Giza Archives Gleaning IV)." In Zahi Hawass, Peter Der Manuelian and Ramadan Hussein, eds. Perspectives on Ancient Egypt. Studies in Honor of Edward Brovarski. CASAE 40. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2010, pp. 237, 240, 241, figs. 1, 2, 3.

    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. 162, plan 16.

Photos 9

People 4

Ancient People

  • Isesibaf (in Khenit)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s smsw] her eldest son) of Khenit (owner of Khenit, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on fragment of chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Khenit, identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; found in mastaba of Khenit. May be same individual as Isesibaf (in G 2370).
  • Khenit (Khenit)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Khenit (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 8007) and fragment of chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Khenit, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; false door found in situ in mastaba of Khenit.
  • Meresankh(?) (in Khenit)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Khenit (owner of Khenit, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Name partially preserved on fragment of chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Khenit, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Khenit.

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.