Skip to main content


  • Tomb Owner
    Bebib (Bebib)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 5232 A per WSS ?
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Remarks
    Exact position unknown, probably north of tomb G 5220 and east of G 5230. Porter-Moss III plan XVI and plan EG002029 both show this area, but do not indicate the existance of Bebib.

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 1

Drawings 2

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 69-72, fig. 23.

    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. 157, plan 16.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Bebib (Bebib)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Bebib (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Lintel (Turin S.1864) and drum lintel inscribed for Bebib, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes; found in mastaba of Bebib.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; 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.