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  • Tomb Owner
    Setju (G 4710)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Nebuhetep (in G 4710)
    Ptahhepka (in G 4710)
    Setju (in G 4710)
    Tjenti (in G 4710)
  • Lepsius No
    LG 49
    Lepsius 49
    L.49
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Harpur Date
    Djedkare - mid Unis
  • Kanawati Date
    End of Dynasty 4
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 5-before Neferirkare
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4710 A; G 4710 Chapel

Finds 20

Excavation Diary Pages 32

Maps & Plans 13

Drawings 6

Published Documents 7

Unpublished Documents 55

Full Bibliography

  • García, Juan Carlos Moreno. "A New Old Kingdom Inscription from Giza (CGC 57163), and the Problem of sn-Dt in Pharaonic Third Millennium Society." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 93 (2007), p. 123.

    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, p. 37, note 28.

    Jánosi, Peter. "G 4712 - Ein Datierungsproblem." Göttinger Miszellen 133 (1993), pp. 56-58, figs. 2, 3.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, 72, Denkmaeler 2, figs. 86(b), 87, Denkmaeler Ergaenzungsband, 27(b).

    Mariette, Auguste. Les mastabas de l'ancien empire. Paris: F. Vieweg, 1889, pp. 518-519.

    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, pp. 135-136, plan 15.

    Reisner, George A. "Report on the Egyptian Expedition during 1934-35." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 33, No. 199 (October 1935), p. 73.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 208, 521-524, figs. 117, 324, pls. 72-75.

    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. "The Origin of Some Unidentified Old Kingdom Reliefs." American Journal of Archaeology 46 (1942), p. 509.

Photos 40

People 7

Ancient People

  • Nebuhetep (in G 4710)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Setju (owner of G 4710). Appears on false door inscribed for Setju, north jamb (Berlin 1125-1126), and right flange of tablet (Brooklyn 37.34E), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt wpt wAwt mHtt jnb] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways north of the wall; found in G 4710.
  • Ptahhepka (in G 4710)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Setju (owner of G 4710). Appears on false door inscribed for Setju, left flange of tablet (bottom register) (tablet = Brooklyn 37.34E), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 4710.
  • Setju (G 4710)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4710. Architectural elements, including interior chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and door jambs, and false door including upper lintel (tablet = Brooklyn 37.34E, various parts of jambs = Berlin 1125-1127, upper lintel = Berlin 1149) inscribed for Setju; also appears in chapel relief (west wall); identified as [smr watj xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt Hrj-wDbw Hwt-anx Hrj-tp nxb (Hrj-tp) DAt] sole companion, director of the palace, secretary of the House of Morning, master of reversion-offerings in the Mansion of Life, chief of Nekheb, supervisor of the wardrobe; found in G 4710.
  • Setju (in G 4710)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Setju (owner of G 4710). Appears on false door inscribed for Setju, left flange of tablet (top register, depicted as young boy) (tablet = Brooklyn 37.34E), and north jamb (depicted as young boy standing in front of his mother) (Berlin 1125-1126), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 4710.
  • Tjenti (in G 4710)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door inscribed for Setju (owner of G 4710), south jamb (reveal face, top register), identified as [sS sn Dt] scribe, brother of the funerary estate; found in G 4710.

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.