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  • Tomb Owner
    Neferseshemka (G 4312)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4312 A; G 4312 B; G 4312 C; G 4312 D
  • Remarks
    Mastaba in field southeast of G 4000, against east wall of G 4310 at its southern end and north of G 4313. Mastaba is drawn but not labeled on Porter-Moss III plan XV.

Finds 4

Excavation Diary Pages 3

  • Vol.30.p.504

    • Diary page dates 08/27/1937; 08/28/1937; 08/29/1937; 08/30/1937; 08/31/1937
  • Vol.30.p.505

    • Diary page dates 09/01/1937; 09/02/1937; 09/03/1937; 09/04/1937
  • Vol.30.p.506

    • Diary page dates 09/04/1937; 09/05/1937

Maps & Plans 8

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • 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, plan 15.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 13, Description of Cemetery G 4000, p. 79 d.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Neferseshemka (G 4312)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4312. Limestone offering stone (37-9-1) with two vertical lines of inscription on flat top, one at each end, both facing right, (1) on right [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wab nb jmAx xr nb=f nfrsSmk(A)] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests, possessor of reverence before his lord, Neferseshemka, (2) on left [Hm-nTr xwfw m swt=f nb rx nswt nfrsSmk(A)] priest of Khufu in all his places, royal acquaintance, Neferseshemka; found in situ in front of remains of offering niche on east face of G 4312.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.