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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Kasewedja (G 5340)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Lepsius No
    LG 37
    Lepsius 37
    L.37
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5
  • Harpur Date
    Niuserre
  • Junker Date
    Late Dynasty 5 - early Dynasty 6
  • Kanawati Date
    Late Sahure
  • Reisner Date
    Neferirkare - Djedkare
  • Baer Date
    Middle of Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    S 852; unnumbered shaft; serdab; chapel 1; chapel 2
  • Remarks
    There is a second unnumbered shaft on Junker's plan.

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 2

Drawings 3

Published Documents 9

Unpublished Documents 39

Full Bibliography

  • Chauvet, Violaine. “Decoration and Architecture: The Definition of Private Tomb Environment.” Servant of Mut. Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. Leiden: Brill, 2008, p. 49 note 54.

    Goedicke, Hans. "The Title [GLYPH] in the Old Kingdom." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 46 (1960), p. 61.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 37 [20].

    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, pp. 158-184, figs. 67-74, pls. 34-35, 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, plan after pl. 28.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G218.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Re-examination of Reisner's Nucleus Cemetery Concept at Giza. Preliminary Remarks on Cemetery G 2100." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 229.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, p. 65; Denkmaeler 2, fig. 85(a,b); Ergaenzungsband, figs. 27(a), 34(b), 35(a), 38(d).

    Mariette, Auguste. Les mastabas de l'ancien empire. Paris: F. Vieweg, 1889, p. 517.

    Pieke, Gabriele. "Der Grabherr und die Lotosblume. Zu Lokalen und Geschlechtsspezifischen Traditionen eines Motivkreises." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, pp. 264, 276, Abb. 4.

    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. 159.

Photos 40

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kasewedja (G 5340)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5340. South false door upper lintel inscribed for Kasewedja; also appears in chapel relief (north and south walls); identified as [jmj-r wpwt xrp aw xrp sH] overseer of commissions, director of interpretors, director of the dining hall; in situ in G 5340. Possible son or grandson of Kanefer (owner of G 2150).

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.