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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Khenu (Khenu)
  • Attested
    Bebi (in Khenu)
    Hemi (in Khenu)
    Mereri (in Khenu)
    Nekhef (in Khenu)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Other No
    Khenu (3)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2284; S 2285; S 2288; S 2300; S 2301; S 2302
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is north of D 112 and abuts south wall of Ibinezem (aka Ibmezem by Junker).

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 54-59, figs. 20-21, pl. 10 [c], plan 1 after pl. 20.

    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 10

People 6

Ancient People

  • Bebi (in Khenu)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Khenu (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on lintel over north false door with his siblings (second figure from left, carrying tray of offerings); found in situ in mastaba of Khenu.
  • Hemi (in Khenu)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Khenu (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on lintel over north false door with her siblings (last figure on right, sniffing lotus); found in situ in mastaba of Khenu.
  • Khenu (Khenu)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker. Appears on lintel over north false door with his four children; found in situ in mastaba of Khenu.
  • Mereri (in Khenu)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Khenu (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on lintel over north false door with his siblings (first figure on left, offering foreleg to his father); found in situ in mastaba of Khenu.
  • Nekhef (in Khenu)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Khenu (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on lintel over north false door with his siblings (third figure from left, carrying basket); found in situ in mastaba of Khenu].

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.