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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Sanekhen (Sanekhen)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Maakherui (in Sanekhen)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 4424; S 4439; chapel

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 5. Die Mastaba des Snb (Seneb) und die umliegenden Gräber. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 71, Abhandlung 2. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1941. pp. 182-185, fig. 56, plan after p. 213.

    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. 103-104, plan 13.

Photos 3

People 3

Ancient People

  • Maakherui (in Sanekhen)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Sanekhen (owner of Sanekhen, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door inscribed for Sanekhen and his wife Maakherui; Maakherui identified as [rxt nswt jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, steward; drum lintel found in situ in mastaba of Sanekhen, fragment of tablet and crossbar (= lower lintel) (Hildesheim 3047) found reused in shaft S 2503.
  • Sanekhen (Sanekhen)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Sanekhen (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). False door inscribed for Sanekhen and his wife Maakherui; Sanekhen identified as [rx nswt ATw] royal acquaintance, atju-official; drum lintel found in situ in mastaba of Sanekhen, fragment of tablet and crossbar (= lower lintel) (Hildesheim 3047) found reused in shaft S 2503.

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.