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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    1-6 shafts
  • Remarks
    Reisner's unpublished manuscript says G 4763 has 6 shafts and G 4765 has 1. Did he mix these two as G 4765 clearly has 6 shafts while G 4763 lacks all detail. Junker Giza 6 plan on p. 79 leaves this area blank.

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 2

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, p. 78, plan after p. 273 for Mastaba X.

    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, plan 15 for G 4763.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 13, Description of Mastabas in Cemetery G 4000, page 25.

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People 1

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.