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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Nisu (Nisu)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 1014; S 1015; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is against northeast corner of G 4840 in street south of G 4850.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 237-238, figs. 99-100, plan after p. 273.

    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. 139, plans 11, 15.

Photos 7

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nisu (Nisu)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Nisu (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 8556) inscribed for Nisu, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA rx nswt] inspector of ka-priests, royal acquaintance; found in situ in front of north niche in east face of mastaba of Nisu.

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.