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  • Tomb Owner
    Ptahhetep (Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Setka (Setka & Ptahhetep)
  • Attested
    Khnemu (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Neferwat (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Perhernefret (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Ptahiufni (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Rawer (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
    Sekhem (in Setka & Ptahhetep)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 890; S 890 a; serdab 1; serdab 2; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is north of G 5350, south of G 5270, and west of G 5460. Junker's S 890 is north shaft in this tomb. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 7

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 7

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. 41 [30a].

    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. 192-228, figs. 83-90, pls. 36-37, 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.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G353, G391.

    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. 160-161, plan 27.

Photos 14

People 9

Ancient People

  • Khnemu (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, sixth figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Neferwat (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, third figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Perhernefret (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, second figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Ptahhetep (Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Setka) of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Son ([sA=f] his son) of Setka. False door inscribed for Ptahhetep, identified as [sAb jmj-r sSw Hrj-sStA wDa-mdw sStA n Hwt-wrt] juridicial overseer of scribes, secretary of the secret judgements of the Great Court; found in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep, chapel of Ptahhetep. Also appears in chapel relief in chapel of Setka, west wall (between false doors); in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep, chapel of Setka.
  • Ptahiufni (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, fourth figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Rawer (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, first figure on left), identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Sekhem (in Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), chapel of Setka, west wall (north end, top register of offering bearers, seventh figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep.
  • Setka (Setka & Ptahhetep)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Ptahhetep) of Setka & Ptahhetep (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Father of Ptahhetep. Two false doors inscribed for Setka, identified as [sAb jmj-r sSw wDa-mdw sStA n Hwt-wrt xrp sSw m DADAt wrt] juridicial overseer of scribes of the secret judgements of the Great Court, director of scribes of the Great Jury; also appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, seated at offering table [depicted twice, facing himself]); in situ in mastaba of Setka & Ptahhetep, chapel of Setka. Probable son of Nefer [I] (owner of G 4761, occasionally misidentified as G 4861 by Reisner). Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Nefer [I], (chapel entrance west door jamb; east wall, south end), identified as [sAb sHD sSw] juridicial inspector of scribes; in situ in G 4761.

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.