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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Nensedjerkai (G 4631)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Ankhiris (in G 4630)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4631 A; G 4631 B; G 4631 C; G 4631 D; G 4631 E; G 4631 F; G 4631 G; G 4631 H; G 4631 Chapel a
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built in street against east side of G 4630.

Finds 25

Excavation Diary Pages 13

  • Vol.03.p.083

    • Diary page dates 04/05/1912; 04/06/1912; 04/07/1912
  • Vol.07.p.001[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/01/1914; 01/02/1914; 01/03/1914; 01/04/1914; 01/05/1914
  • Vol.07.p.002[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/06/1914; 01/07/1914; 01/08/1914
  • Vol.07.p.003[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/09/1914; 01/10/1914; 01/11/1914
  • Vol.07.p.004[4]

    • Diary page dates 01/11/1914; 01/12/1914; 01/13/1914; 01/14/1914
  • Vol.07.p.012[4]

    • Diary page dates 02/23/1914; 02/24/1914; 02/25/1914
  • Vol.07.p.013[4]

    • Diary page dates 02/25/1914; 02/26/1914; 02/27/1914
  • Vol.30.p.495

    • Diary page dates 07/12/1937; 07/13/1937; 07/14/1937; 07/15/1937; 07/16/1937
  • Vol.30.p.496

    • Diary page dates 07/16/1937; 07/17/1937; 07/18/1937; 07/19/1937; 07/20/1937; 07/21/1937
  • Vol.30.p.500

    • Diary page dates 08/16/1937; 08/17/1937; 08/18/1937
  • Vol.30.p.501

    • Diary page dates 08/18/1937; 08/18/1937
  • Vol.30.p.503

    • Diary page dates 08/20/1937 through 08/26/1937
  • Vol.32.p.724

    • Diary page dates 07/13/1938; 07/14/1938; 08/07/1938

Maps & Plans 21

Drawings 18

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 49

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, p. 134.

Photos 61

People 4

Ancient People

  • Ankhiris (in G 4630)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Medunefer (owner of G 4630). Appears on south false door tablet, standing before his parents Medunefer and Nebuka seated at offering table; south false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36191) dedicated by Ankhiris; found in situ in G 4630. North false door (Cairo EMC_JE_36192) inscribed for Ankhiris (dedicated by his son Medunefer), identified as [sS pr-mDAt nTr smA jnpw xt wr Tntt] scribe of the library of the god, smA-priest of Anubis, khet-priest of the Great One and of Tjentet; found in situ in G 4630. Also appears on false door (north jamb) inscribed for Nensedjerkai (owner of G 4631), identified as [Xrj-Hb smA jnpw xt wr] lector-priest, smA-priest of Anubis, khet-priest of the Great One; in situ in G 4361.
  • Nensedjerkai (G 4631)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4631. False door inscribed for Nensedjerkai, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith; in situ in G 4361.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; 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.