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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Shad (G 1221)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Probably Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1221 A; G 1221 B; G 1221 Chapel

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 4

  • Vol.25.p.1119

    • Diary page dates 02/11/1932 through 03/05/1932
  • Vol.25.p.1120

    • Diary page dates 03/07/1932; 03/08/1932; 03/09/1932; 03/10/1932
  • Vol.25.p.1121

    • Diary page dates 03/10/1932; 03/11/1932
  • Vol.27.p.001

    • Diary page dates 01/01/1935; 01/02/1935; 01/03/1935; 01/04/1935; 01/05/1935

Maps & Plans 17

Drawings 1

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 54

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G77.

    Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Tomb Steles and Offering Stones of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1927, pp. 1, 12.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Penmeru Revisited–Giza Mastaba G 2197 (Giza Archives Gleanings V)." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009), p. 7.

    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. 59.

Photos 45

People 2

Ancient People

  • Shad (G 1221)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1221. Limestone stela (Hearst 6-19777) inscribed for Shad, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1221 interior offering chamber (= offering niche).

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.