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Details

  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Niwikhnum (in S 359)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 359
  • Remarks
    Mastaba with two shafts is against northeast corner of G 5160, and north of Kednes [II].

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 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. 138-140, figs. 52-53, plan after pl. 40.

    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. 152, plan 16.

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Niwikhnum (in S 359)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of unidentified owner of S 359 (mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on chapel entrance west door jamb (Hildesheim 2389) (censing his father); found just north of S 359.

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.