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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Meresankh Isi (G 7509)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Shafts only (no superstructure)
  • Shafts
    G 7509 A; G 7509 B; G 7509 C; G 7509 D; G 7509 E; G 7509 F; G 7509 G; G 7509 H; G 7509 I; G 7509 J; G 7509 K; G 7509 L; G 7509 M; G 7509 N; G 7509 O; G 7509 P; G 7509 Q; G 7509 R; G 7509 S; G 7509 T; G 7509 U; G 7509 V; G 7509 W; G 7509 X; G 7509 Y; G 7509 Z

Finds 48

Excavation Diary Pages 16

Maps & Plans 65

Drawings 5

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 18

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "False Doors & History: the Sixth Dynasty." 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, p. 104.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Meresankh Isi (G 7509)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Limestone false door (26-1-512 = MFA 27.2055) inscribed for Isi; found reused in instrusive burial.

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.