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  • Tomb Owner
    Shepsi (Shepsi)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Djefaibka (in Shepsi)
    Hui (in Shepsi)
    Kaemmerut (in Shepsi)
    Neferwates (in Shepsi)
    Suk (in Shepsi)
    Werkaptah (in Shepsi)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 73; S 75; S 76; S 77; S 92; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in field north of G 4460, west of Maethep. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Essen, 5000 Jahre, No. 44 with figure.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 6. Die Mastabas des Nfr (Nefer), Kdfjj (Kedfi), Kahjf (Kahjef) und die westlich anschließenden Grabanlagen. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 1. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1943, pp. 174-180, figs. 51, 59, 61-62, pl. 16 [c], plan after p. 273.

    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. 121, plan 11.

    Vienna, 5000 Jahre, No. 49.

Photos 12

People 8

Ancient People

  • Djefaibka (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, last figure on left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Hui (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, last figure on right); found in mastaba of Shepsi. Name uncertain.
  • Kaemmerut (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, second figure from left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Neferwates (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife (Hmt=f mrt=f] his beloved wife) of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) depicting Shepsi and his wife Neferwates seated at offering table, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Shepsi (Shepsi)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Shepsi (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519), depicting Shepsi and his wife seated at offering table, identified as [sHD jqdw] inspector of builders; found in mastaba of Shepsi.
  • Suk (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, second figure from right); found in mastaba of Shepsi. Name uncertain.
  • Werkaptah (in Shepsi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Shepsi (owner of Shepsi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on false door tablet (KHM Vienna ÄS 8519) (lower register, third figure from left); found in mastaba of Shepsi.

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.