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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Kanefer (G 4620)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4620 A; G 4620 Chapel a

Finds 21

Excavation Diary Pages 13

  • Vol.07.p.013[4]

    • Diary page dates 02/25/1914; 02/26/1914; 02/27/1914
  • Vol.07.p.014[4]

    • Diary page dates 02/27/1914; 02/28/1914
  • Vol.08.p.018

    • Diary page dates 03/11/1914; 03/12/1914; 03/13/1914; 03/14/1914
  • Vol.08.p.019

    • Diary page dates 03/15/1914; 03/16/1914; 03/17/1914; 03/18/1914
  • Vol.08.p.020

    • Diary page dates 03/19/1914; 03/20/1914; 03/21/1914; 03/22/1914; 03/23/1914; 03/24/1914
  • Vol.08.p.021

    • Diary page dates 03/24/1914; 03/25/1914; 03/26/1914; 03/27/1914; 03/28/1914
  • Vol.08.p.022

    • Diary page dates 03/28/1914; 03/29/1914; 03/30/1914; 04/01/1914
  • Vol.08.p.026

    • Diary page dates 04/22/1914 through 04/29/1914
  • Vol.09.p.026

    • Diary page dates 11/02/1915
  • Vol.09.p.060

    • Diary page dates 12/08/1915; 12/09/1915
  • Vol.32.p.692

    • Diary page dates 06/24/1938
  • Vol.32.p.693

    • Diary page dates 06/24/1938
  • Vol.32.p.699

    • Diary page dates 06/27/1938

Maps & Plans 10

Drawings 13

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 63

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows. "An Alabaster Statuette of Prince Khnum-baf." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 37, No. 224 (December 1939), pp. 117-118.

    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.

    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.

Photos 50

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kanefer (G 4620)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4620. Block of inscription with title and name [sS a nswt kAnfr] royal document scribe Kanefer; in situ on east face of G 4620 (near south end).

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.