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  • Tomb Owner
    Sedaug (G 1012)
  • Attested
    Gefi (in G 1012)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Junker No
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5 to Dynasty 6
  • Baer Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1012 A; G 1012 B; G 1012 C; G 1012 D; G 1012 E; G 1012 F; G 1012 G; G 1012 H; serdab; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built south of G 1011, west of D 205 and east of G 1014. Mastaba is along northern boundary of Junker's concession, and was excavated by Junker & Reisner. Reisner's plans indicate a shaft G not shown by Junker. Relationship of shafts: A = S 4584, B = S 4580, C = S 4577, D = S 4581, E = S 4582, F = S 4578, G = unique, H = S 4579. Serdabs not clearly labeled by either excavator.

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 26

Drawings 1

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 31

Full Bibliography

  • Junker, Hermann. Gîza 9. Das Mittelfeld des Westfriedhofs. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 2. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1950, pp. 107-118, fig. 45-50, pls. 9 [a], 16 [a, b], plan 2 after pl. 20.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G52.

    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, pp. 52-53, plans 10, 14.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L3, Chronology of Cemetery G 1000-1600, p. 8.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L4, Appendix G, Cemetery G 1000-1100, pp. 25-26.

People 4

Ancient People

  • Gefi (in G 1012)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on fragment (upper part) of lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8520) inscribed for Sedaug (owner of G 1012) (last figure on right); removed (prior to Reisner excavation) from G 1012.
  • Sedaug (G 1012)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1012. Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr sAHwra Hm-nTr ra m nxn-ra rx nswt jmj-r qstjw] royal wab-priest, priest of Sahure, priest of Re in the sun-temple of Userkaf, royal acquaintance, overseer of sculptors; in situ in G 1012. False door (south false door) (KHM Vienna ÄS 8014) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw wab nswt] overseer of sculptors, royal wab-priest; fragment (upper part) of lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8520) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw] overseer of sculptors; and offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 8538) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw wab nswt Hm-nTr xa-bA-sAHwra] overseer of sculptors, royal wab-priest, priest of the pyramid of Sahure; all three removed (prior to Reisner excavation) from G 1012.

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.