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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Neferhetepes (G 4714)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Lepsius No
    Lepsius 48
    L.48
    LG 48
  • PorterMoss Date
    Probably first half of Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4714 A; G 4714 B; G 4714 Chapel a; G 4714 Chapel b; G 4714 Chapel c; G 4714 Chapel d
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built off southeast corner of G 4710, east of G 4712 and south of G 4811. Also called Lepsius 48 thought plan EG002029 incorrectly gives this label to G 4712.

Finds 22

Excavation Diary Pages 20

Maps & Plans 6

Drawings 2

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 35

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "G 4712 - Ein Datierungsproblem." Göttinger Miszellen 133 (1993), pp. 57, 58, note 15, fig. 3.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, p. 72 with plan.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler 2, 82 [c].

    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 [16].

Photos 22

People 3

Ancient People

  • Neferhetepes (G 4714)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4714. Interior chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Neferhetepes, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f] king's daughter of his body; found in G 4714.

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.