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  • Tomb Owner
    Kakherptah (G 7721)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Sir William Flinders Petrie, British, 1853–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Shafts
    G 7721 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Rock-cut tomb south of G 7716 and on the same level.

Maps & Plans 7

Drawings 23

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 10

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Hinting as a Method of Old Kingdom Tomb Decoration I. The Offering-Stone and the False Door of the Dwarf Snb." Göttinger Miszellen 139 (1994), p. 15, note 8.

    Fischer, Henry G. Varia Nova. Egyptian Studies 3. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996, p. 228, n. 412 #25.

    Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 38, note 54.

    Kendall, Timothy. "An Unusual Rock-Cut Tomb at Giza." In William Kelly Simpson and Whitney M. David, eds. Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1981, pp. 104-114, figs. 1-12.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G259a.

    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. 203.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box M 3, Description of Cemetery G 7000, pp. 449d-449g.

Photos 53

People 3

Ancient People

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.
  • Sir William Flinders Petrie

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1853–1942
    • Remarks Father of British Egyptology.