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  • Tomb Owner
    Wemtetka (Wemtetka)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 2564; S 2565; S 2566; serdab
  • Remarks
    Mastaba east of tomb D 20 and G 6037. Drawn but not labeled on Junker Giza 9 plan 2, including 3 shafts and a serdab.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

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. 104-107, fig. 44, pl. 9 [d], plan 2 after pl. 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. 110, plans 13-14.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Wemtetka (Wemtetka)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 8555) inscribed for Wemtetka, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in front of north offering niche in mastaba of Wemtetka (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker).

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.