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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Weri (Weri)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 124; chapel; unlabeled shaft
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in in field south of G 2100-II and north of G 4560, built against north wall of unnamed mastaba, northeast of D 118 and south of Khenemu. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on plan EG002029.

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

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. 194-198, figs. 51, 66, 71-72, pl. 18 [a-c], plan after p. 273.

    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.

Photos 17

People 2

Ancient People

  • Weri (Weri)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Weri (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Chapel entrance drum lintel and south false door upper lintel inscribed for Weri; also appears in chapel relief, west wall (seated at offering table); identified as [sHD Hmw-kA Hwt-aA sS pr-HD] inspector of ka-priests, (one belonging to) the Great Estate, scribe of the treasury; in situ in mastaba of Weri. Probable son of Nefer [I] (owner of G 4761, occasionally misidentified as G 4861 by Reisner). Appears in chapel relief (chapel entrance east door jamb) in tomb of Nefer [I], identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; in situ in G 4761.

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.