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  • Tomb Owner
    Iteti (G 7391)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Akhu (in G 7391)
    Ankhmaka (in G 7391)
    Autib (in G 7391)
    Hermeru (in G 7391)
    Inkaf (in G 7391)
    Ipau (in G 7391)
    Ipet (in G 7391)
    Iteti (in G 7391)
    Iteti (in G 7391)
    Iydjefa (in G 7391)
    Khafreankh (in G 7391)
    Nefer (in G 7391)
    Nikaankh (in G 7391)
    Rudj (in G 7391)
    San (in G 7391)
    Semgu (in G 7391)
    Senetankh (in G 7391)
    Sepen (in G 7391)
    Washkakhafre (in G 7391)
    Werkaukhafre (in G 7391)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5
  • Badawy Date
    Late Dynasty 4 - early Dynasty 5
  • Harpur Date
    Menkauhor - Djedkare
  • Strudwick Date
    Perhaps middle of Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Remarks
    Plan XXX.
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem; Is there a shaft ?

Finds 4

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 2

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Badawy, Iteti, pp. 1-14, figs. 1-17, pls. I-XIII.

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 34-46, figs. 4-9, 40-46, pls. IV-XI.

    García, Juan Carlos Moreno. "A New Old Kingdom Inscription from Giza (CGC 57163), and the Problem of sn-Dt in Pharaonic Third Millennium Society." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 93 (2007), p. 122.

    Harpur, Yvonne. "Two Old Kingdom Tombs at Giza." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 67 (1981), pp. 24-30.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G252-G253.

    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. 193.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 312.

    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. 297, 316, figs. 150, 186.

Photos 77

People 23

Ancient People

  • Akhu (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), south outer jamb (third register, carrying box[?]), identified as [xtmw] sealer; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Ankhmaka (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, south outer jamb, bottom register, carrying small animal), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 7391.
  • Autib (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (depicted as young girl standing behind her parents); in situ in G 7391.
  • Hermeru (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, north outer jamb, middle register, presenting vessel), north wall (second register, kneeling, top row, second figure from left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (bottom register); relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Inkaf (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, kneeling, top row, last figure on right), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south inner jamb (bottom register); relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Ipau (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, north outer jamb, top register), and west wall (second register, second figure from right, presenting two rolls of linen); in situ in G 7391.
  • Ipet (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, seated, last figure on left), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 7391.
  • Iteti (G 7391)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7391. Chapel entrance drum lintel and door jamb reveals inscribed for Iteti, identified as [rx nswt sHD pr-aA jmj-r pr-aA jmj-r kAt nt nswt wab wr-xafra] royal acquaintance, inspector of the Great House, overseer of the Great House, overseer of royal works, wab-priest of the pyramid of Khafre; false door from east face (Turin S.1843) and chapel false door inscribed for Iteti; also appears in chapel relief (north and west walls); relief in situ and east face false door found in situ in G 7391. Fragmentary seated statue (Turin S.1876) inscribed for Iteti, identified as [...dpt aAt sHD wabw wr-xafra] ...in the great boat, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khafre; found in fill above serdab, probably originally in serdab of G 7391.
  • Iteti (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son, [sA=f wr] his eldest son, [sA n Xt=f] son of his body) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears four times in chapel relief, chapel entrance door jambs (facade face: south inner jamb, bottom register, presenting goose; north inner jamb, bottom register, presenting hare; reveal face: north jamb, bottom register), and west wall (depicted as young boy holding his father's staff); in situ in G 7391.
  • Iteti (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), west wall (third register, second figure from right), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south outer jamb (second register, carrying bird), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Iydjefa (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, kneeling, top row, first figure on left); in situ in G 7391.
  • Khafreankh (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears twice in chapel relief, north wall (second register, seated, first figure on right), identified as [sHD wabw wr-xafra] inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khafre, and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (second register), identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Nefer (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), west wall (second register, third figure from right, presenting vessel), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north outer jamb (second register, carrying calf), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest, and north wall (second register, seated, second figure from right), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Nikaankh (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) three times in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, south outer jamb, middle register, carrying hyena), west wall (second register, last figure on left, presenting bird), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south outer jamb (bottom register), identified in two places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Rudj (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears twice in chapel relief, north wall (second register, kneeling, bottom row, second figure from left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, south inner jamb (second register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • San (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north outer jamb (bottom register, carrying antelope), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Semgu (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north wall (second register, kneeling, bottom row, first figure on left), and false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti, north inner jamb (third register), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; relief in situ and false door found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Senetankh (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears in chapel relief, chapel entrance door jamb (reveal face, south jamb, seated with her husband), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance, and west wall (standing with her husband); in situ in G 7391.
  • Sepen (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Turin S.1843) of Iteti (owner of G 7391), north outer jamb (third register, carrying hyena), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in east face of G 7391.
  • Washkakhafre (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears three times in chapel relief, chapel entrance door jambs (facade face, north inner jamb, top register, carrying bird; reveal face, north jamb, middle register), and west wall (third register, first figure on right); in situ in G 7391.
  • Werkaukhafre (in G 7391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Iteti (owner of G 7391). Appears three times in chapel relief, chapel entrance door jamb (facade face, north inner jamb, middle register, carrying goose; reveal face, north jamb, top register), and west wall (second register, first figure on right, censing before his parents); in situ in G 7391.

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.