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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Khenut (Khenut)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 353; S 355; serdab 1; serdab 2; chapel

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 11. Der Friedhof südlich der Cheopspyramide: Ostteil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 74, Abhandlung 2. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1953, pp. 77-79, figs. 43-44, pl. 8, plan after p. 298.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G378.

    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, pp. 222-223, plan 19.

Photos 9

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khenut (Khenut)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of Khenut (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Lower portion of seated statue (Hildesheim 3261) inscribed for Khenut, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; probably found in shaft S 358, west of mastaba of Khenut (Junker, Giza 11, p. 78, states that this statue fragment was found west of serdabs in shaft S 583; however, there is no shaft S 583 in that area; shaft S 358 is immediately behind mastaba of Khenut, west of serdabs). Head of statue (Hildesheim 3181) (assumed to be part of inscribed statue); found in mastaba of Khenut debris.

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.