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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Wermeru (G 7851)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Isutkau (in G 7851)
    Tjentit (in G 7851)
  • PorterMoss Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Baer Date
    End of Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Shafts
    G 7851 A; G 7851 B; G 7851 C; G 7851 D; G 7851 E; G 7851 F

Excavation Diary Pages 2

Maps & Plans 14

Drawings 4

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 10

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. 206.

Photos 25

People 4

Ancient People

  • Isutkau (in G 7851)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt] wife) of Wermeru (owner of G 7851). South false door dedicated by Wermeru to his wife Isutkau, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 7851. One of two women designated as Wermeru's wife in G 7851.
  • Tjentit (in G 7851)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Wermeru (owner of G 7851). Mentioned on chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Wermeru; in situ in G 7851. One of two women designated as Wermeru's wife in G 7851.
  • Wermeru (G 7851)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7851. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Wermeru, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr HkA Hm-nTr snfrw Hm-nTr xafra] royal wab-priest, priest of Heka, priest of Snefru, priest of Khafre; in situ in G 7851. North false door inscribed for Wermeru, identified as [wab nswt ] royal wab-priest; south false door dedicated by Wermeru to his wife Isutkau; both false doors in situ in G 7851.

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.