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  • Tomb Owner
    Seshemnefer Tjeti (Seshemnefer Tjeti)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Other No
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 331; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is east of Lepsius 53. Though given a separate mastaba number, it appears to be the eastern half of a larger family complex including Lepsius 53 and Seshemnefer-tjeti.

Finds 24

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 35 [8].

    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. 92-94, 96-97, 119-122, 131-136, 241-258, figs. 49, 50, 56, 96-103, pls. 14 [d,e], 15 [c], plan after p. 298.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G390.

    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. 227, plan 19, 32.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer Tjeti (Seshemnefer Tjeti)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Seshemnefer Tjeti (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker, part of Seshemnefer [IV] complex). Seshemnefer Tjeti, called Tjeti. Remains of false door inscribed for Seshemnefer Tjeti, identified as [smr watj xrp nstj] sole companion, director of the two thrones; also appears in chapel relief (displaced blocks), with previous titles and additional title [HqA bAt] chief of Bat; found in mastaba of Seshemnefer Tjeti (blocks of relief perhaps originally from chapel entrance, to room a). Probable son of Seshemnefer [IV] (owner of Lepsius 53). Appears in chapel relief, interior chapel entrance (facade and reveal faces of north and south door jambs); in situ in Lepsius 53.

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.