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  • Tomb Owner
    Neferka (Neferka)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Attested
    Bebi (in Neferka)
    Henu (in Neferka)
    Hetep (in Neferka)
    Ipet (in Neferka)
    Kagemni (in Neferka)
    Kaherptah (in Neferka)
    Kaiy (in Neferka)
    Khenti (in Neferka)
    Nefer[...] (in Neferka)
    Neferherptah (in Neferka)
    Neferseshemes (in Neferka)
    Rudj (in Neferka)
    Seniankh (in Neferka)
    Tjentet (in Neferka)
    Tjenti (in Neferka)
    Tjetet (in Neferka)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 4 or later
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Remarks
    Exact location of this rock-cut tomb excavated by Schiaparelli in 1903 is unknown.
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem; Position unknown.

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Ballerini, Notizia, P. 45 [middle and bottom].

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 13-31, fig. 22, pl. II.

    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. 215.

Photos 2

People 18

Ancient People

  • Bebi (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding small vessel on south inner bottom register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Henu (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter(?) of Tjentet, wife of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears standing with her mother in relief south of false door, top register; in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Hetep (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Man censing on north outer middle register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Ipet (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding linen roll on south inner bottom register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Kagemni (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding linen rolls on south outer middle register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Kaherptah (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer leading antelope on south outer second register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Kaiy (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding linen roll(?) on south outer middle register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Khenti (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father ([jt=s] her father) of Tjentet, wife of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Mentioned in relief south of false door tablet, lower register; in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Nefer[...] (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding hyena on north outer fourth register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka. Name only partially preserved.
  • Neferherptah (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Small boy holding bird on north outer middle register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Neferka (Neferka)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli. Appears seated at offering table on false door tablet and standing on north inner register of false door, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance. Also appears in west wall relief south of false door, identified as [wab nswt jrj xt pr-aA (jrj) is jrj sSr ssf Hrj-wDbw rxjjt] royal wab-priest, custodian of property of the Great House, keeper of the is-chamber(?), keeper of linen and bolts of linen(?), master of reversion-offerings of the commoners; in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Neferseshemes (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=s] her mother) of Tjentet, wife of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Mentioned in relief south of false door tablet, upper register; in situ in mastaba of Neferka. Perhaps same person as Peseshnedjet, also identified as [mwt=s], appearing in relief north of false door, top register; in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Rudj (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding cloth(?) on south outer fourth register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Seniankh (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding small vessel on north outer second register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Tjentet (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Appears seated at offering table on false door tablet, standing with her husband on north inner register of false door, and standing with her daughter(?) Henu on south inner register of false door; all in situ in mastaba of Neferka. Also appears in west wall relief south of false door, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in mastaba of Neferka. Also called Henutes on false door tablet.
  • Tjenti (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding large bird on north inner middle register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka.
  • Tjetet (in Neferka)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Offering bearer holding fan on south outer fourth register of false door of Neferka (owner of unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli); in situ in mastaba of Neferka. Possibly same person as Tjentet, wife of Neferka.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.