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Details

  • Attested
    Khenut (in G 7248)
    Mestju (in G 7248)
    Nubhetep (in G 7248)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Stone+rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 7248 A; G 7248 B; G 7248 C
  • Remarks
    False door tablet found in shaft A may have come from another mastaba.

Finds 7

Excavation Diary Pages 5

Maps & Plans 11

Drawings 1

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 13

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. 192.

Photos 18

People 4

Ancient People

  • Khenut (in G 7248)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Mestju. Appears on limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); found displaced in shaft G 7248 A.
  • Mestju (in G 7248)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); Mestju identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in shaft G 7248 A. Mestju may not be owner of G 7248.
  • Nubhetep (in G 7248)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mestju. Appears on limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); found displaced in shaft G 7248 A.

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.