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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Neferseshemptah Sheshi (G 7821)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Meresankh (in G 7821)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Shafts
    G 7821 Chapel a; G 7821 Chapel b; G 7821 A; G 7821 B; G 7821 C

Finds 15

Excavation Diary Pages 8

Maps & Plans 10

Drawings 1

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 17

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. 205.

Photos 28

People 3

Ancient People

  • Meresankh (in G 7821)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Nefereseshemptah (owner of G 7821). Appears in chapel relief, south door jamb (standing with her husband), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 7821.
  • Neferseshemptah Sheshi (G 7821)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7821. Neferseshemptah Sheshi called Djefai. Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Neferseshemptah Sheshi, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr Hwt aAt] royal acquaintance, steward of the Great Estate; also appears on chapel entrance door jambs (standing with wife Meresankh); in situ in G 7821.

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.