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  • Tomb Owner
    User (User)
  • Attested
    Henutsen (in User)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Other No
    User (1)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5
  • Harpur Date
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 126; serdab (aka S 123); unlabeled shaft
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in field south of G 2100-II and north of G 4560, east of Khnemu. One of two shafts is not labeled by Junker. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029. S 123 seen in photos AEOS_I_5280 and AEOS_I_5287 appears to be User's serdab & not a separate shaft.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 186-188, figs. 51, 67-69, pl. 17 [a-c], plan after p. 273.

    Junker, in Anzeiger, Wien, 49 (1912), pl. 5 [b], p. 98 [d].

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G350.

    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. 784, note 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. 121, plan 11.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, p. 72.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Henutsen (in User)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of User (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance lintel (seated with her son User); in situ in mastaba of User.
  • User (User)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker. Chapel entrance architrave, lintel, and drum lintel inscribed for User, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in mastaba of User. Uninscribed limestone standing statue attributed to User; found in situ in serdab of mastaba of User.

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.