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  • Tomb Owner
    Nimaathap (G 4712)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 4712a
  • PorterMoss Date
    Probably first half of Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4712 A; G 4712 Chapel a; G 4712a Chapel a
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built against southeast corner of G 4710. Plan EG002029 incorrectly labels this Lepsius 48. Correct label for Lepsius 48 should be G 4714.

Finds 5

Excavation Diary Pages 19

Maps & Plans 8

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 30

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "G 4712 - Ein Datierungsproblem." Göttinger Miszellen 133 (1993), pp. 53-65, figs. 1-4, pl. 1.

    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. 136, plan 15.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 253 [15].

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nimaathap (G 4712)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4712. False door inscribed for Nimaathap, identified as [maAt Hr stX wrt Hts] seer of Horus and Seth, great one of the hetes-scepter; in situ in G 4712 chapel.

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.