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  • Tomb Owner
    Sinefer (Sinefer)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Ankhhathor (in Sinefer)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2479; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is off southwest corner of D 100, west of S 2480/2488. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 3

Published Documents 5

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. 127-134, figs. 51, 58-60, pl. 8 [a, b], plans 2 and 3 after pl. 20.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G384.

    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. 108, plan 13.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ankhhathor (in Sinefer)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Sinefer (owner of Sinefer, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (standing figures of Sinefer and Ankhhathor), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acqaintance; in situ in mastaba of Sinefer.
  • Sinefer (Sinefer)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Sinefer (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance lintel, north false door upper lintel, south false door crossbar (= lower lintel) inscribed for Sinefer; also appears on chapel entrance east door jamb (standing figures of Sinefer and Ankhhathor); identified as [rx nswt sHD pr aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the Great House; in situ in mastaba of Sinefer.

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.