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  • Tomb Owner
    Katjesu (G 1214)
  • Attested
    Itjetka (in G 1214)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1214 A; G 1214 B; G 1214 C; G 1214 D; G 1214 E; G 1214 Serdab

Finds 2

Maps & Plans 21

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 35

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G76.

    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. 12, 18.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Penmeru Revisited–Giza Mastaba G 2197 (Giza Archives Gleanings V)." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009), p. 33.

    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.

Photos 46

People 3

Ancient People

  • Itjetka (in G 1214)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Probable wife of Katjesu (probable owner of G 1214). Limestone standing statue (Hearst 6-19772) inscribed for Itjetka; found in situ in G 1214 serdab.
  • Katjesu (G 1214)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 1214. Limestone seated statue (Hearst 6-19770) inscribed for Katjesu; found in situ in G 1214 serdab.

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.