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  • Tomb Owner
    Kay (G 7524)
  • Attested
    Ankhesenitef (in G 7524)
    Hetepbasteru (in G 7524)
    Horemakhet (in G 7524)
    Nebetweskhet (in G 7524)
    Pakherer (in G 7524)
    Weden(?)-her (in G 7524)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 26
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 7524 A; G 7524 B; G 7524 C; G 7524 D; G 7524 E; G 7524 F; G 7524 Z; G 7524 Chapel a

Finds 113

Excavation Diary Pages 44

Maps & Plans 20

Drawings 9

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 56

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 197.

Photos 87

People 8

Ancient People

  • Ankhesenitef (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Pakherer. Name appears on set of ca. 56+ ushabtis (including fragments from 25-1-547, 25-1-548, 27-2-251, 27-2-261, 27-4-1211a, 27-4-1211b, 27-4-1211c, 28-4-208, 28-5-9, 29-3-281, 29-3-283, 29-4-120, 29-4-183, 29-4-210, 29-4-232, 29-4-235, 29-4-246, 29-4-247, 29-4-407) inscribed for Pakherer; found scattered in and around G 7524 and as far away as street G 7300, attributed to burial in G 7524 A.
  • Hetepbasteru (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Horemakhet. Name appears on inscribed ushabtis from set of ca. 384+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-407), with ca. 329+ inscribed for Horemakhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Horemakhet); name also appears on set of four (29-4-433 = MFA 29.1133a-b, 29-4-434 = MFA 29.1134a-b, 29-4-435 = MFA 29.1135a-b, 29-4-436 = MFA 29.1136a-b) alabaster canopic jars (with lids in form of heads of four sons of Horus) inscribed for Horemakhet; found in G 7524 A, room (?). Name Hetepbasteru (on ushabtis) also written as Hedebiru (on canopic jars) [for possibility of both names as corruptions of Hedebast(et)eru, see Ranke vol. I, p. 261 #7].
  • Horemakhet (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Child ([ms n] born) of Hetepbasteru. Set of ca. 384+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-407), with ca. 329+ inscribed for Horemakhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Horemakhet); set of four (29-4-433 = MFA 29.1133a-b, 29-4-434 = MFA 29.1134a-b, 29-4-435 = MFA 29.1135a-b, 29-4-436 = MFA 29.1136a-b) alabaster canopic jars (with lids in form of heads of four sons of Horus) inscribed for Horemakhet; found in G 7524 A, room (?).
  • Kay (G 7524)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7524. Rock-cut chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Kay, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r wpwt] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of commissions; in situ in G 7524. Also probably depicted in chapel relief, east door jamb of entrance to room b (name not preserved); in situ in G 7524.
  • Nebetweskhet (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Child ([ms n] born) of Weden(?)-hor. Set of ca. 317+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-408), with ca. 81+ inscribed for Nebetweskhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Nebetweskhet); found in G 7524 A, room VIII.
  • Pakherer (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Child ([ms n] born) of Ankhesenitef. Set of ca. 56+ ushabtis (including fragments from 25-1-547, 25-1-548, 27-2-251, 27-2-261, 27-4-1211a, 27-4-1211b, 27-4-1211c, 28-4-208, 28-5-9, 29-3-281, 29-3-283, 29-4-120, 29-4-183, 29-4-210, 29-4-232, 29-4-235, 29-4-246, 29-4-247, 29-4-407) inscribed for Pakherer; found scattered in and around G 7524 and as far away as Street G 7300, attributed to burial in G 7524 A.
  • Weden(?)-her (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Nebetweskhet. Name appears on inscribed ushabtis from set of ca. 317+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-408), with ca. 81+ inscribed for Nebetweskhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Nebetweskhet); found in G 7524 A, room VIII.

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.