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  • Tomb Owner
    Shetwi (Shetwi)
  • Attested
    Tetu (in Shetwi)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4252; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is south of Ptahshepses [II] and west of S 4051/4052. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Maps & Plans 2

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. 184-191, figs. 83-87, pls. 17 [a, b], 19 [d], plan 3 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. 106, plans 13, 34.

Photos 9

People 3

Ancient People

  • Shetwi (Shetwi)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Shetwi (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Architectural elements (chapel entrance drum lintel, false door tablet) inscribed for Shetwi, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA sHD sSw Snwt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, overseer of ka-priests, inspector of scribes of the granary; also appears in chapel relief (east wall and displaced blocks of door jambs); architectural elements and blocks of relief found in badly damaged chapel of mastaba of Shetwi.
  • Tetu (in Shetwi)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Named in intrusive inscription on one of three joining displaced blocks of relief from chapel entrance door jamb showing upper portion of standing figure of Shetwi (owner of Shetwi, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker), inscription reads [ttw jr.n n=f] it is Tetu who has made this for him; blocks of relief found in badly damaged chapel of mastaba of Shetwi.

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.