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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Mid Dyn 4 to early Dyn 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4440 A; G 4440 Chapel a; G 4440 Chapel b; G 4440 Chapel c

Finds 45

Excavation Diary Pages 15

  • Vol.03.p.006

    • Diary page dates 01/05/1912; 01/06/1912
  • Vol.03.p.098

    • Diary page dates 04/19/1912
  • Vol.03.p.099

    • Diary page dates 04/19/1912
  • Vol.03.p.100

    • Diary page dates 04/19/1912; 04/20/1912; 04/21/1912
  • Vol.07.p.004[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/11/1914; 01/12/1914; 01/13/1914; 01/14/1914
  • Vol.07.p.006[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/17/1914; 01/18/1914; 01/19/1914; 01/20/1914; 01/21/1914; 01/22/1914
  • Vol.07.p.008[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/28/1914; 01/29/1914; 01/30/1914
  • Vol.07.p.011[3]

    • Diary page dates 10/13/1913; 10/14/1913; 10/15/1913
  • Vol.07.p.023[3]

    • Diary page dates 11/16/1913; 11/17/1913; 11/18/1913; 11/19/1913; 11/20/1913; 11/21/1913
  • Vol.07.p.024[3]

    • Diary page dates 11/21/1913; 11/22/1913; 11/23/1913; 11/24/1913
  • Vol.07.p.025[3]

    • Diary page dates 11/24/1913; 11/25/1913; 11/26/1913; 11/27/1913; 11/28/1913
  • Vol.07.p.026[3]

    • Diary page dates 11/29/1913; 11/30/1913; 12/01/1913; 12/02/1913; 12/03/1913; 12/04/1913
  • Vol.07.p.027[3]

    • Diary page dates 12/04/1913; 12/05/1913
  • Vol.07.p.028[3]

    • Diary page dates 12/05/1913; 12/06/1913; 12/07/1913; 12/08/1913
  • Vol.32.p.706

    • Diary page dates 07/06/l938

Maps & Plans 13

Drawings 35

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 72

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 32, 38, note 41.

    Millet, N.B. "The Reserve Heads of the Old Kingdom." In William Kelly Simpson and Whitney M. Davis, eds. Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1981, pp. 129-130.

    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. 128, plan 15.

    Reisner, George A. "Accessions to the Egyptian Department During 1914." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 13, No. 76 (April 1915), pp. 29-32, figs. 1-2, 8-10.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 201, 475-479, figs. 37, 76, 286, pls. 49 [c], 54.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pp. 227-252.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "Old Kingdom Sculpture." American Journal of Archaeology 45 (1941), pp. 525-526, figs. 4-5.

Photos 95

People 1

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.