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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Ankhemtjenenet Ineb (D 201)
  • Attested
    Ihy (in D 201)
    Khenit (in D 201)
    Nebet (in D 201)
    Nikaure (in D 201)
    Qar (in D 201)
    Rawer (in D 201)
    Senenu (G 2032)
  • Excavator
    Georg Steindorff, German, 1861–1951
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    D 201,1; D 201,2; D 201,3; D 201,4; D 201,5; D 201,6; D 201,Serdab; D 201,Chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is in field north of G 4000 along southern side of American excavation boundary, east of D 202, west of D 200, and north of D 212.

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 1

Drawings 2

Published Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kats. G38-G39.

    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. 115-116, plan 14.

    G. Steindorff and U. Hoelscher, Die Mastabas westlich der Cheopspyramide, Muenchener Aegyptologische Untersuchungen 2 (Frankfurt am Main, 1991), edited by A. Grimm, pp. 93-95, pls. 17-18.

Photos 17

People 9

Ancient People

  • Ankhemtjenenet Ineb (D 201)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of D 201. Son ([sA=f] his son) of Senenu (G 2032). Ankhemtjenenet, called Ineb. North false door and lintel (in corridor chapel) inscribed for Ankhemtjenenet Ineb; also appears in chapel relief (corridor chapel, relief north of north false door); identified as [sAb sHD sSw Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] juridicial inspector of scribes, secretary of judgements; in situ in D 201. False door tablet (in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, Library), depicting Ankhemtjenenet Ineb and his wife Khenit; found in D 201 (originally from north false door in corridor chapel). Also appears on north false door inscribed for Senenu, upper north jamb, identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; found displaced in corridor between G 2034 and G 2032.
  • Ihy (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Small false door inscribed for Ihy (family relationship, if any, not indicated) in tomb of Ankhemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201), identified as [sHD wtw jnpw] inspector of embalmers of Anubis; in situ in D 201 corridor chapel.
  • Khenit (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ankhemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201). Appears on false door tablet (in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, Library), depicting Ankhemtjenenet Ineb and his wife Khenit; found in D 201 (originally from north false door in corridor chapel).
  • Nebet (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Ankhkemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201). Appears in chapel relief (corridor chapel, relief north of north false door, standing behind her father); in situ in D 201.
  • Nikaure (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable son of Ankhkemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201). Appears in chapel relief (corridor chapel, relief north of north false door, figure on left, presenting offering to his father); in situ in D 201.
  • Qar (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Ankhkemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201). Appears in chapel relief (corridor chapel, relief north of north false door, second figure from left, censing before his father); in situ in D 201.
  • Rawer (in D 201)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Ankhkemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201). Appears in chapel relief (corridor chapel, relief north of north false door, register below presentation scene, name inscribed under offering table); in situ in D 201.
  • Senenu (G 2032)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 2032. Granite seated statue (MFA 06.1877) inscribed for Senenu, identified as [wab Ra xtmw Sspt nswt rx nswt n pr-aA Hrj-pr n DbAt] wab-priest of Re, sealer of the royal shespet-cloth, royal acquaintance of the Great House, major-domo of the robing room; statue found under fallen architrave at entrance to G 2034 chapel. North false door inscribed for Senenu, identified as [rx nswt sHD pr-aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the Great House; false door found displaced in corridor between G 2034 and G 2032. Also mentioned on damaged false door inscribed for Irienre (owner of G 2033), south inner jamb; in situ in G 2033. Name and titles also occur in top line of inscription on upper lintel over north false door (in corridor chapel), otherwise inscribed for his son Ankhemtjenenet Ineb (owner of D 201); Senenu identified as [sHD pr-aA Hrj-sStA pr-dwAt] inspector of the Great House, secretary of the House of Morning; in situ in D 201.

Modern People

  • Georg Steindorff

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1861–1951
    • Remarks Egyptologist and Copticist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology. (1861-1951) German Egyptologist and Copticist; he was born in Dessau, 12 Nov. 1861, son of Ludwig S. and Helen S.; he was educated at the Universities of Berlin and Gottingen, and was Erman's (q.v.) first student; Ph.D. Gott., 1884; afterwards appointed assistant in Berlin Museum, 1885-93; Professor of Egyptology at Leipzig, 1893 until 1938, where he founded the Egyptian Institute and filled it with objects from his excavations in Egypt and Nubia; Steindorff made a special study of Coptic and was with Crum (q.v.) the leading authority in the world during his lifetime; he was also interested in art and published books and articles on this subject as well as on Egyptian religion; he explored the Libyan Desert, 1899-1900; excavated at Giza, 1909-1 1, and in Nubia, 1912- 14 and 1930-1; he edited the ZAS for 40 years and contributed many articles to it; his studies in Coptic were of the utmost importance and his Coptic Grammar still remains a standard work of reference and perhaps the most popular ever written in this field; in philology as a whole he was in the first rank and established the rules which are gener- ally accepted for the vocalization of Egyptian; in 1939 he was forced to emigrate to America when the Nazis were in power in Germany, and started another career there at the age of nearly eighty; he continued his studies in the museums of New York, Boston, and Baltimore and the Oriental Institute of Chicago; Hon. MemberofAmerican Oriental Soc.; at Baltimore he compiled a 12-vol. MSS Catalogue of Egyptian antiquities in the Walters Art Gallery, which formed the basis for a later pub. work; both his 70th and 80th birthdays were the subject of tributes, see below; his published works are very numerous and his bibl. lists about 250 books, articles, and reviews, the first of which appeared in 1883, the last in the year of his death nearly 70 years later; Sassanidische Siegelsteine, with P. Horn, 1891; Koptische Grammatik mit Chrestomathie, Worterverzeichnis und Literatur, 1894, rev. ed. 1904; Grabfunde des Mittleren Reiches in den Koniglichen Museen zu Berlin. I. Das Grab des Mentuhotep, 1896; Die Apokalypse des Elias, eine unbekannte Apokalypse und Bruchstücke der Sophonias-Apokalypse. Koptische Text, Ubersetzung, Glossar, 1899; Die Blütezeit des Pharaonenreiches, 1900, rev. ed. 1926; Grabfunde des Mitt, Reiches in den Koniglichen Mus, zu Berlin, II. Der Sarg des Sebk-o. Ein Grabfund aus Gebelên, 1901; Durch die Libysche Wüste zur Amonoase, 1904; The Religion of the Ancient Egyptians, 1905; Koptische Rechtsurkunden des Achten Jahrhunderts aus Djëme, Theben, with W. E. Crum, 1912; Das Grab des Ti. Veroffentlichungen der Ernst von Sieglin Expedition in Agypten, vol. 2, 1913; Aegyten in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, 1915; Kurzer Abriss der Koptischen Grammatik mit Lesestücken und W?rterveyzeichnis, 1921;Die Kunst derAegypter. Bauten,Plaslik, Kunstgewerbe, 1928; Aniba, 1. Band with R. Heidenreich, F. Kretschmar, A. Langsdorff, and W. Wolf, 11. Band with M. Marcks, H. Schleif, and W. Wolf, 1935-7; Die Thebanische Graberwelt, with W. Wolf, 1936; When Egypt Ruled the East, with K. C. Seele, 1942; Egypt, text of Hoyningen-Huene, 1943; Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery, 1946; Lehrbuch der Koptischen Grammatik, 1951; while in America he also wrote a Coptic-Egyptian Etymological Dictionary; The Origin of the Coptic Language and Literature: Prolegomena to the Coptic Grammar; The Proverbs of Solomon in Akhmimic Coptic according to a Papyrus in the State Library in Berlin, with a Coptic-Greek Glossary compiled by Carl Schmidt, he also edited many editions of Baedeker's Egypt, making it a standard work for all travellers and the best general guide available; he died in Hollywood, California, 28 Aug. 1951. AEB 28, 29; Bulletin Issued by. the Egyptian Educ. Bureau, London, n(. 58, Sept. 1951. 25 (anon);Chron. D'Eg.27 (I952), 391;JA0S 61 (1941), 288-9, Eightieth Anniversary. of Prof.Steindorff,J.H Breasted Jnr.;66.(1946), 76-87, The Writings of Georg Steindroff , J.H.Breasted Jnr.; 67 (1947) , 141-2,326-7; JEA 38 (1952), 2; Kürschner Corr .; The Times , 30 Aug. 1951; ZAS67 (1931), 1, Seventieth Birthday Tribute; ZAS79 (1954) , V-VI (portr.)(S.Morenz); E. Blumenthal,Altes ?gypten in Leipzig, 1918, 15-31 .