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  • Tomb Owner
    Sedjemu (G 1011)
  • Attested
    Hetepnefret (in G 1011)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba complex
  • Shafts
    G 1011 A; G 1011 B; G 1011 C; G 1011 D; G 1011 P; G 1011 X; G 1011 Y; G 1011 Z; G 1011 Serdab; G 1011 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba is north of G 1012, northwest of G 1011, and east of G 1021. Note that lintel of Sedjemu (incorrectly listed in P-M as Mesezeru) comes from here.

Finds 5

Excavation Diary Pages 1

Maps & Plans 47

Drawings 18

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 80

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "Two Old Kingdom Writing Boards from Giza." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 71 (1987), pp. 27-28, 49, 51-52.

    Fischer, Henry G. "Offerings for an Old Kingdom Granary Official," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 51, nos. 2 and 3 (1972), p. 80, note 25, fig. 9.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G51.

    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 Scribe's Tablet found by the Hearst Expedition at Giza." In Richard Lepsius als Erinnerungsdenkmal zum hundertsten Geburtstage. Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 48 (1911), pp. 113-114, fig. 4.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, fig. 157.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L3, Chronology of Cemetery G 1000-1600, pp. 7-8.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L4, Appendix G, Cemetery G 1000-1600, pp. 21-25.

    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), pp. 244-245, 249.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Old Kingdom in Egypt," The Cambridge Ancient History, rev. ed. of vols. I & II, Cambridge University Press, 1962, p. 8.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hetepnefret (in G 1011)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on fragments of false door tablet depicting couple seated at offering table (name of man not preserved), identified as [Hmt=f rx nswt Htpnfrt] his wife, royal acquaintance Hetepnefret; found in debris of G 1011, corridor b.
  • Sedjemu (G 1011)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1011. Drum lintel inscribed for Sedjemu, identified as [rx nswt sHD nxt-xrw n pr-HD jrj wDA nbw] royal acquaintance, inspector of the strong-of-voice of the treasury, keeper of the storehouse of gold; in situ in G 1011, entrance of corridor b.

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.