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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Neferseshemka (G 4422)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone+rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4422 A; G 4422 B; G 4422 C; G 4422 D; G 4422 E; G 4422 Chapel a
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built against east face of G 4420 on north, partly in the mudbrick north chapel of G 4420.

Finds 9

Excavation Diary Pages 4

Maps & Plans 10

Drawings 7

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 13, Description of Cemetery G 4000, p. 57.

Photos 22

People 2

Ancient People

  • Neferseshemka (G 4422)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4422. Probable son of Tetu (owner of G 4420). Limestone offering basin inscribed for Neferseshemka, identified as [rx nswt mDH mHjt jmj-xt sHDw pr-mDAt jrjw nswt] royal acquaintance, craftsman of Mehit, under-supervisor of the inspectors of the library of the king's administrators; found in situ in G 4422. Also appears on stela inscribed for Tetu, depicting figures of Tetu and wife (unnamed) seated at offering table (facing right) and figures of Neferseshemka, his wife Perenka, and third effaced figure of [...]nedjemib (name only partially preserved) (facing left); identified (on stela) as [sHD sSw pr-mDAt] inspector of scribes of the library; found in situ on east face of G 4420.

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.