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  • Tomb Owner
    Niuty (G 4611)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Lepsius No
    LG 50
    Lepsius 50
    L.50
  • Harpur Date
    Unis - Teti
  • Baer Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • PorterMoss Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4611 A; G 4611 B; G 4611 C; G 4611 Serdab; G 4611 Chapel
  • Remarks
    G 4616 appears to have originally been numbered G 4611 when it was first exposed in 1914 (see diary entry for March 20, 1914). Compare 1914 shaft photos (C5716-C5720), identified as "G 4611" shafts, with those (C14203-C14207) taken upon re-excavation (1938), labeled "G 4616".

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 32

Maps & Plans 18

Drawings 5

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 16

Full Bibliography

  • Fischer in Mitt. Orientforschung 7 (1960), pp. 314-315, pl. 3 [b].

    Jánosi, Peter. "G 4712 - Ein Datierungsproblem." Göttinger Miszellen 133 (1993), p. 58.

    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. 39 [26].

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G185.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, p. 73.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler 2, fig. 89(a).

    Lepsius, Ergaenzungsband, 10(c), 30-31.

    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. 133, plans 15, 26.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, figs. 210-211.

Photos 44

People 3

Ancient People

  • Niuty (G 4611)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4611. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel (Yale 1937.132) and south false door inscribed for Niuty, identified as [smr watj n(j) mrwt xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt jrj mrHt pr-aA] sole companion, possessor of love, director of the palace, secretary of the House of Morning, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', keeper of oils of the Great House. Also appears in chapel relief; in situ in G 4611.

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

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