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  • Tomb Owner
    Tjenti (Tjenti 2)
  • Attested
    Mersuankh (in Tjenti 2)
    Wedjau (in Tjenti 2)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 474, unlabeled shaft
  • Remarks
    Tjenti's mastaba is in street off the east wall of G 5150 and north of G 5150's chapel.

Maps & Plans 2

Drawings 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 90-92, figs. 36-37, pl. 18 [a], plan after pl. 40.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Unfinished Business: The Giza Tablet of Tjenti (JE 72135)." In Mamdouh Eldmaty and Mai Trad, eds. Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, p. 787.

    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. 150, plan 16.

Photos 4

People 4

Ancient People

  • Mersuankh (in Tjenti 2)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of one seal found in Tjenti (2) (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Name appears on one of two seals found in tomb, belonging to officials who may have served in Tjenti's mortuary cult, identified as [xtmw Tntj] sealer of Tjenti.
  • Tjenti (Tjenti 2)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Presumed owner of Tjenti (2) (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Name appears on two seals found in tomb, belonging to officials who may have served in Tjenti's mortuary cult.
  • Wedjau (in Tjenti 2)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of one seal found in Tjenti (2) (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Name appears on one of two seals found in tomb, belonging to officials who may have served in Tjenti's mortuary cult, identified as [xtmw Tntj] sealer of Tjenti.

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.