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  • Tomb Owner
    Sekhemka (G 1029)
  • Attested
    Pehenptah (in G 1029)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Harpur Date
    Unis - Teti ?
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 5 - after Neferirkare
  • Simpson Date
    Dynasty 5 - after Neferirkare
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1029 A; G 1029 B; G 1029 C; G 1029 D; G 1029 Serdab

Finds 6

Excavation Diary Pages 1

Maps & Plans 17

Drawings 24

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 71

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G58.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Unfinished Business: The Giza Tablet of Tjenti (JE 72135)." In Mamdouh Eldmaty and Mai Trad, eds. Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, p. 784, note 21.

    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. 53.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 256, 362-3, figs. 14, 90, 155.

    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. 227-252.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "Little Women: Gender and Hierarchic Proportion in Old Kingdom Mastaba Chapels." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, pp. 286-287, table 2.

    Simpson, William Kelly. Mastabas of the Western Cemetery, Part 1: Sekhemka (G 1029); Tjetu I (G 2001); Iasen (G 2196); Penmeru (G 2197); Hagy, Nefertjentet, and Herunefer (G 2352/53); Djaty, Tjetu II, and Nimesti (G 2337X, 2343, 2366). Giza Mastabas 4. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1980, pp. vii, 1-6, pls. I-XI, figs. 1-8.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, pp. 198, 276, figs. 73, 112.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Pehenptah (in G 1029)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Sekhemka (owner of G 1029). Appears twice in chapel relief, west and east walls (standing in front of figure of his father), identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.
  • Sekhemka (G 1029)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1029. False door (south false door) inscribed for Sekhemka; also appears in chapel relief (not all instances inscribed with his name); identified as [Hm-nTr Ra m Sspwjbra Hrj-sStA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre, secretary, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.

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.