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  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Site Type
    Shafts only (no superstructure)
  • Shafts
    S 639
  • Remarks
    Shaft is northeast of Lepsius 30 close to the pyramid wall. Junker's Giza 8 plan after plate 28 incorrectly labels this as shaft 689. Seems to be a typo.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 8. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Zweiter Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1947, pp. 161, 166, fig. 83, plan after pl. 28.

    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. 168, pl. 16.

Photos 2

People 1

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.