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  • Tomb Owner
    Kednes [I] (Kednes [I])
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Abdet (in Kednes [I])
    Merykhufu (in Kednes [I])
    Niankhhathor (in Kednes [I])
    Nimaathathor (in Kednes [I])
    Senebankh (in Kednes [I])
  • Junker No
    Nisukedu
  • PorterMoss Date
    1st Intermediate Period
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Remarks
    Mastaba, called Nisukedu by Junker, is against west side of G 4960 at its northern end and east of G 4860.
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem; Did Junker and Hassan excavate here ?

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Osiris in the Fourth Dynasty Again? The False Door of Jntj, MFA 31.781." In Hedvig Györy, ed. Mélanges offerts à Edith Varga. Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts Supplément-2001, Budapest: Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts, 2001, p. 71.

    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. 244-248, fig 95, 104-106, pl. 23 [d], plan after p. 273.

    Manuelian, Peter. "An Approach to Archaeological Information Management: The Giza Archives Project." In Filip Coppens, ed. Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001. Proceedings of the Symposium (Prague, September 25th-27th, 2001). Archiv Orientální 70, No. 3 (August 2002). Prague: Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, pp. 73-74, fig. 4.16.

    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 140-141, plans 11, 15.

Photos 13

People 7

Ancient People

  • Abdet (in Kednes [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f) his wife) of Kednes (owner of Kednes [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Cairo JE 49693) tablet and upper lintel (Leipzig 3132) seated with her husband Kednes; false door found in situ in mastaba of Kednes [I].
  • Kednes [I] (Kednes [I])

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Kednes [I] (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). South false door (Cairo JE 49693) and upper lintel (Leipzig 3132) inscribed for Kednes, identified as [xntj-S wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr Hr mDdw] palace attendant, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu); false door found in situ in mastaba of Kednes [I].
  • Merykhufu (in Kednes [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Kednes (?) (owner of Kednes [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on block of relief (KHM Vienna ÄS 8548), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; found displaced in shaft associated with mastaba of Kednes [I].
  • Niankhhathor (in Kednes [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Kednes (owner of Kednes [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Cairo JE 49693) inscribed for Kednes, south inner jamb (only name appears), and upper lintel (Leipzig 3132) standing behind her parents Kednes and Abdet; Niankhhathor identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; false door found in situ in mastaba of Kednes [I].
  • Nimaathathor (in Kednes [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Kednes (owner of Kednes [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Cairo JE 49693) inscribed for Kednes, north inner jamb, identified as [Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb] priestess of Neith north of the wall; false door found in situ in mastaba of Kednes [I].
  • Senebankh (in Kednes [I])

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kednes (owner of Kednes [I], unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Appears on south false door (Cairo JE 49693) inscribed for Kednes, north outer jamb; false door found in situ in mastaba of Kednes [I].

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.