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  • Tomb Owner
    Wehemnefret (Wehemnefret)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Attested
    Ankhetisi (in Wehemnefret)
    Ankhkhufu (in Wehemnefret)
    Beby (in Wehemnefret)
    Hesy (in Wehemnefret)
    Hetepheres (in Wehemnefret)
    Irenptah (in Wehemnefret)
    Iyenkhenet (in Wehemnefret)
    Kaiu (in Wehemnefret)
    Khentkaef (in Wehemnefret)
    Khenu (in Wehemnefret)
    Meresankh (in Wehemnefret)
    Nefrethasnefru (in Wehemnefret)
    Reputnisut (in Wehemnefret)
    Senmerer (in Wehemnefret)
    Snefrubaef (in Wehemnefret)
    Snefrubaef-nedjes (in Wehemnefret)
    Tjentet (Tjentet)
    Werptah (in Wehemnefret)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 4 or Dynasty 5
  • Remarks
    Exact location unknown, but probably east of G 4840. Possibly same as Junker's S 984.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p. 62-67, fig. 20, pl. XVIIa, XVIII.

    Farina, Il Regio Museo (1938), pl. on p. 40 [right].

    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. 139-140, plan 15.

Photos 16

People 20

Ancient People

  • Ankhetisi (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (third register, figure on right); found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Ankhkhufu (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (top register, figure on left), identified as [xtmw-nTr wjA nfr] god's sealer of the ship, recruit; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Beby (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north outer jamb (third register, figure on right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Hesy (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south inner jamb (top register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Hetepheres (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north outer jamb (top register, figure on right), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Irenptah (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Grandson ([sA sA] son of <her> son) of Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret, north inner jamb (top register, depicted as young boy); found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Iyenkhenet (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south inner jamb (middle register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Kaiu (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south inner jamb (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Khentkaef (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north outer jamb (top register, figure on left), identified as [sS a nswt] royal document scribe; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Khenu (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north inner jamb (middle register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Meresankh (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (second register, figure on right), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Nefrethasnefru (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north outer jamb (second register, figure on left), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Reputnisut (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (second register, figure on left), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Senmerer (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north outer jamb (third register, figure on left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Snefrubaef (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (top register, figure on right), identified as [wr mDw Sma jmj-r kAt] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, overseer of works; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Snefrubaef-nedjes (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Grandson ([sA sA] son of <her> son) of Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret, north outer jamb (second register, figure on right), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.
  • Tjentet (Tjentet)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of Tjentet (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). False door (Turin S.1842) and fragment of false door tablet (Turin S.1862) inscribed for Tjentet; found in mastaba of Tjentet. Also appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schaiparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (third register, figure on left, name spelled Tjenteti); found in mastaba of Wehemnefret. Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, north inner jamb (middle register, name spelled Tjenteti), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Family relationships between Tjentet, Wehemnefret, and Wenshet based on proximity of mastabas and titles.
  • Wehemnefret (Wehemnefret)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Wehemnefret (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). False door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret, identified as [sAt nswt] king's daughter; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret. Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south inner jamb (bottom register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Family relationship between Wehemnefret and Wenshet based on proximity of mastabas, and titles.
  • Werptah (in Wehemnefret)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), north inner jamb (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.