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Menkaure quarry mastaba A


  • Tomb Owner
    Ankhnebef (MQ 130)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb

Excavation Diary Pages 7

  • Vol.06.p.008

    • Diary page dates 01/05/1913; 01/06/1913; 01/07/1913
  • Vol.06.p.009

    • Diary page dates 01/07/1913
  • Vol.06.p.010

    • Diary page dates 01/07/1913; 01/08/1913
  • Vol.06.p.011

    • Diary page dates 01/08/1913; 01/09/1913
  • Vol.06.p.013

    • Diary page dates 01/11/1913; 01/12/1913
  • Vol.06.p.014

    • Diary page dates 01/12/1913; 01/13/1913; 01/14/1913; 01/15/1913
  • Vol.07.p.002

    • Diary page dates 01/04/1913; 01/05/1913; 01/06/1913; 01/07/1913

Maps & Plans 3

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Saleh, Abdel-Aziz. "Excavations Around Mycerinus Pyramid Complex." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 30 (1974), pp. 149, 150, pls. 31a, c.

Photos 35

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhnebef (MQ 130)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of MQ 130. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Ankhnebef, identified as [sqd n wjA sS wxrt nswt jrj-xt pr-aA jmj-r (...) pr-aA jmj-xt pr-aA sHD pr-aA jmj-r wabw xAstjw nTrj-mnkAwra wab nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra rx nswt] oarsman of a boat, scribe of the royal dockyard, custodian of property of the Great House, overseer of (...) of the Great House, under-supervisor of the Great House, inspector of the Great House, overseer of wab-priests and foreigners(?) of the pyramid of Menkaure, royal wab-priest, priest of Menkaure, royal acquaintance; in situ in Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 130. Displaced block inscribed for Ankhnebef, identified as [Hm-nTr mnkAwra rx nswt] priest of Menkaure, royal acquaintance; found in quarry cut in second terrace of Menkaure quarry above entrance of MQ 130.

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.