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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Meryib (S 693)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dyn 6 or 1st Int. Period
  • Site Type
    Shafts only (no superstructure)
  • Shafts
    S 693
  • Remarks
    Shaft is east of Ankhudja Ithi, north of S 687, and close to pyramid wall. Junker labels this Merjib II.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. "The Austrian Excavations, 1914." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 1 (1914), pp. 251-252, fig. 1.

    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. 140-151, figs. 57, 66-72, pl. 24, 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, pp. 167-168, plan 16.

Photos 37

People 2

Ancient People

  • Meryib (S 693)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Wood outer and inner coffins (KHM Vienna ÄS 7803,1, KHM Vienna ÄS 7803,2) inscribed for Meryib, identified as [Sps nswt smr pr] noble of the king, companion of the house; found in situ in shaft S 693 burial chamber.

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.