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  • Tomb Owner
    Akhethetep (G 1208)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Meretites (in G 1208)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5 or later
  • Baer Date
    Mid -Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1208 A; G 1208 B; G 1208 C; G 1208 D; G 1208 E; G 1208 F; G 1208 G; G 1208 H

Finds 14

Excavation Diary Pages 8

  • Vol.27.p.001

    • Diary page dates 01/01/1935; 01/02/1935; 01/03/1935; 01/04/1935; 01/05/1935
  • Vol.27.p.002

    • Diary page dates 01/06/1935; 01/07/1935; 01/08/1935; 01/09/1935
  • Vol.27.p.003

    • Diary page dates 01/10/1935; 01/11/1935
  • Vol.27.p.044

    • Diary page dates 04/26/1935; 04/27/1935; 04/28/1935; 04/29/1935; 04/30/1935
  • Vol.27.p.045

    • Diary page dates 05/01/1935 through 05/09/1935
  • Vol.27.p.049

    • Diary page dates 05/13/1935; 05/14/1935; 05/15/1935; 05/16/1935
  • Vol.27.p.050

    • Diary page dates 05/16/1935; 05/17/1935
  • Vol.27.p.051

    • Diary page dates 05/17/1935; 05/18/1935

Maps & Plans 26

Drawings 3

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 81

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G73.

    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. 58.

    Reisner, George A. "Report on the Egyptian Expedition during 1934-35." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 33, No. 199 (October 1935), p. 73.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, fig. 159.

    Woods, Alexandra. "Contribution to a Controversy: A Date For the Tomb of kA(=j)-m-anx at Giza." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), p. 162, note 11.

Photos 70

People 3

Ancient People

  • Akhethetep (G 1208)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1208. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Meretites and Akhethetep, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt sHD Hmw-nTr xwfw jmj-r mSa jmj-r Axt-xwfw xrp jmjw sA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, inspector of priests of Khufu, expedition leader, overseer of the pyramid of Khufu, director of members of a phyle; in situ in G 1208.
  • Meretites (in G 1208)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Akhethetep (owner of G 1208). Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Akhethetep and Meretites; Meretites identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1208.

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.