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  • Tomb Owner
    Akhethetep (G 1204)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Khenti (in G 1204)
    Khufuankh (in G 1204)
    Khufudjedef (in G 1204)
    Seshseshet (in G 1204)
    Tehu(?) (in G 1204)
  • Baer Date
    Mid - Dynasty 5 or later
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1204 A; G 1204 B; G 1204 C; G 1204 D; G 1204 E; G 1204 F; G 1204 X

Finds 2

Excavation Diary Pages 2

  • Vol.27.p.059

    • Diary page dates 06/03/1935; 06/04/1935; 06/05/1935
  • Vol.27.p.060

    • Diary page dates 06/05/1935; 06/06/1935; 06/07/1935

Maps & Plans 28

Drawings 4

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 74

Full Bibliography

  • Baer, Rank and Title, 52 (9).

    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. 57.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, fig. 154.

Photos 80

People 7

Ancient People

  • Akhethetep (G 1204)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1204. False door inscribed for Akhethetep, identified as [rx nswt sHD Hmw-nTr Axt-xwfw HqA Hwt wr mDw Sma nj-nst-xntt wD-mdw n Hrjw-wDbw] royal acquaintance, inspector of priests of the pyramid of Khufu, chief of the estate, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, commander of the masters of reversion-offerings; in situ in G 1204.
  • Khenti (in G 1204)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife (?) of Akhethetep (owner of G 1204). One of two women identified as [Hmt=f] his wife. Appears on false door inscribed for Akhethetep, south inner jamb (bottom, standing figures of Akhethetep [unnamed] and his wife Khenti [facing right]), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; false door in situ in G 1204.
  • Khufuankh (in G 1204)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Akhethetep (owner of G 1204). Appears on false door inscribed for Akhethetep, south outer jamb (bottom, standing figures of Akhethetep and his son Khufuankh depicted as young boy [facing right]); false door in situ in G 1204.
  • Khufudjedef (in G 1204)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door inscribed for Akhethetep (owner of G 1204), crossbar (= lower lintel) (standing figure [facing left] presenting offering to seated figure [facing right]); false door in situ in G 1204.
  • Seshseshet (in G 1204)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Akhethetep (owner of G 1204). One of two women identified as [Hmt=f] his wife. Appears on false door inscribed for Akhethetep, north outer jamb (bottom, standing figures of Akhethetep and his wife Seshseshet [facing left]); false door in situ in G 1204.
  • Tehu(?) (in G 1204)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, in any, indicated) on false door inscribed for Akhethetep (owner of G 1204), north inner jamb (bottom, standing figure of Akhethetep and smaller figure of Tehu(?) [facing left]); false door in situ in G 1204. Probably his daughter (possibly with wife Seshseshet), although not explicitly identified as such.

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.