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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Iteti (Lepsius 68)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Lepsius No
    Lepsius 68 x
    Lepsius 68 y
    Lepsius 68 z
    L.68
    LG 68
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Shafts
    chapel; shafts not noted; Lepsius 68 x; Lepsius 68 y; Lepsius 68 z
  • Remarks
    Rock-cut tomb south of Cheops causeway, well northeast of G 7510, south of Lepsius 67 y. Entrance facing NE.

Maps & Plans 5

Drawings 1

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Kendall, Timothy. "An Unusual Rock-Cut Tomb at Giza." In William Kelly Simpson and Whitney M. David, eds. Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1981, p. 107, n. 11.

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler 2, 92 [b-c].

    Lepsius, Denkmaeler Text 1, p. 89.

    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. 210, plan 18.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box M 3, Description of Cemetery G 7000, p. 431.

Photos 12

People 3

Ancient People

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.