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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Attested
    Imhetep (in G 4742)
    Meretptah (in G 4742)
    Niankhnemti Ny (in G 4742)
  • Junker No
    Niankhnemti Ny
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 4742 A
  • Remarks
    False door of Niankhnemti Ny found reused west of G 4840. Margin note in Porter-Moss III on page 137 says this was reused in Reisner's G 4742.

Finds 2

Excavation Diary Pages 2

Maps & Plans 5

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 6. Die Mastabas des Nfr (Nefer), Kdfjj (Kedfi), Kahjf (Kahjef) und die westlich anschließenden Grabanlagen. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 72, Abhandlung 1. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1943, pp. 239-240, fig. 101, plan after p. 273.

    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. 137 with margin note.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 13, Description of Mastabas in Cemetery G 4000, p. 23b.

Photos 7

People 5

Ancient People

  • Imhetep (in G 4742)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Niankhnemti Ny. Appears on limestone false door (Stockholm MM 11406) inscribed for Niankhnemti Ny, north and south inner jambs, identified as [rx nswt xrp jmjw sA aD-mr grgt xrp wabw nswt sHD dpt] royal acquaintance, director of the members of a phyle, administrator of a settlement, director of royal wab-priests, inspector of ships; found reused in tomb west of G 4840 (probably G 4742).
  • Meretptah (in G 4742)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Niankhnemti Ny. Appears on limestone false door (Stockholm MM 11406) inscribed for Niankhnemti Ny, north outer jamb, identified as [Hm-nTr (HwtHr nbt) nht] priestess of (Hathor Mistress)-of-the-Sycamore; found reused in tomb west of G 4840 (probably G 4742).
  • Niankhnemti Ny (in G 4742)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (Stockholm MM 11406) inscribed for Niankhnemti, called Ny, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r mSa xrp wabw nswt Axt-xwfw] royal acquaintance, expedition leader, director of royal wab-priests of the pyramid of Khufu; found reused in tomb west of G 4840 (probably G 4742).

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.