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  • Tomb Owner
    Itjer (Itjer)
  • Excavator
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Attested
    Pernefret (in Itjer)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Site Type
    Rock-cut tomb
  • Remarks
    Exact location of this rock-cut tomb excavated by Schiaparelli in 1903 is unknown.
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem; Position unknown.

Finds 3

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Ballerini, Notizia, pp. 65-66 note 1.

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, pp. 31-33, pl. III.

    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, pp. 215-216.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Itjer (Itjer)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of mastaba of Itjer (unnumbered mastaba, location unknown). False door tablet (Turin S.1849) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; lintel (Turin S.1865/1) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [rx nswt sHD nfrw jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, inspector of recruits, steward; fragment of lintel(?) (Turin S.1865/2) inscribed for Itjer, identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; Schiaparelli excavations, find spot(s) unknown.
  • Pernefret (in Itjer)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Itjer (owner of mastaba of Itjer, unnumbered mastaba, location unknown). Appears on north flange of false door tablet (Turin S.1849) inscribed for Itjer; Pernefret identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr Nt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Neith; Schiaparelli excavations, find spot unknown.

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.