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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Shepseskafankh (G 1008)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 5
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1008 A; G 1008 B; G 1008 D; G 1008 Serdab; G 1008 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built off west wall of G 2000 at its southern end.

Excavation Diary Pages 1

Maps & Plans 23

Drawings 2

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 35

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G49.

    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. 52, plan 10.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 252 [12].

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), p. 244.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 4, Appendix G, Cemetery G 1000-1100, pp. 17-18.

Photos 35

People 2

Ancient People

  • Shepseskafankh (G 1008)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1008. False door inscribed for Shepseskafankh, identified as [sAb nxt-xrw] strong-of-voice of the judiciary; in situ in G 1008.

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.