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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Meretites (S 779)
  • Excavator
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Site Type
    Shafts only (no superstructure)
  • Shafts
    S 779
  • Remarks
    Shaft built against in street east of G 5340's chapel and west of G 5332.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. "The Austrian Excavations, 1914." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 1 (1914), p. 251.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 7. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Erster Teil. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 3. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1944, p. 159, fig. 67, plan after pl. 40.

    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, p. 49, fig. 19, plan after pl. 28.

Photos 6

People 2

Ancient People

  • Meretites (S 779)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Fragments of wood coffin (KHM Vienna ÄS 10093) inscribed for Meretites; found in shaft S 810 (shaft probably renumbered S 779, excavated by Junker).

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.