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  • Tomb Owner
    Neferqed (G 1151)
  • Attested
    Hemetre (in G 1151)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • Baer Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • Harpur Date
    Unis - Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1151 A; G 1151 B; G 1151 X; G 1151 Serdab 1; G 1151 Serdab 2

Finds 1

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 8

Published Documents 7

Unpublished Documents 67

Full Bibliography

  • Chauvet, Violaine. “Decoration and Architecture: The Definition of Private Tomb Environment.” Servant of Mut. Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. Leiden: Brill, 2008, pp. 46, 49, notes 24, 54.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G67.

    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, pp. 21-22.

    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. 56.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 208, fig. 158.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), p. 245.

    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. 248-9, 311, fig. 170, pl. 59.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hemetre (in G 1151)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Neferqed (owner of G 1151). Appears on false door tablet and in chapel relief (north wall of recess, west wall of corridor), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hm-nTr (Nt) wp wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of (Neith) Opener-of-the-Ways; in situ in G 1151. Uninscribed limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19806) attributed to Neferqed, his wife Hemetre, and son (unidentified); found in situ in G 1151 vestibule (= pillared portico).
  • Neferqed (G 1151)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1151. False door inscribed for Neferqed, identified as [rx nswt pr-aA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA Hm-nTr xwfw wab nswt Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr ra m Sspwjbra] royal acquaintance of the Great House, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, priest of Khufu, royal wab-priest, secretary, priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre; also appears in chapel relief (west and north walls of recess, west wall of corridor, south wall), identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; in situ in G 1151. Uninscribed limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19806) attributed to Neferqed, his wife Hemetre, and son (unidentified); found in situ in G 1151, vestibule (= pillared portico).

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.