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Details

  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Meretib (in G 1109)
    Satmeret (in G 1109)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dyn 4 or early Dyn 5
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1109 A; G 1109 B; G 1109 C; G 1109 D; G 1109 E; G 1109 F; G 1109 G; G 1109 H; G 1109 X1; G 1109 X2; G 1109 Y; G 1109 Z; G 1109 Serdab; G 1109 Chapel

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 30

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 71

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G66.

    Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes in the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 5. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1930, p. 22.

    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. 55.

Photos 61

People 3

Ancient People

  • Meretib (in G 1109)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19785) of man (unidentified), his wife Meretib, and three children; Meretib identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1109 (in sand just under surface).
  • Satmeret (in G 1109)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19785) of man (unidentified), his wife Meretib, and three children, including daughter Satmeret; Satmeret identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr] priestess of Hathor; found in G 1109 (in sand just under surface).

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.