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  • Tomb Owner
    Kaemah (G 1223)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Khufu
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 4
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1223 A; G 1223 X; G 1223 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Fisher, Minor Cemetery, mistakenly refers to G 1227 as G 1223.

Finds 6

Excavation Diary Pages 6

  • Vol.07.p.013[3]

    • Diary page dates 10/17/1913
  • 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.29.p.323

    • Diary page dates 05/10/1936; 05/11/1936; 05/12/1936; 05/13/1936; 05/14/1936
  • Vol.29.p.324

    • Diary page dates 05/14/1936; 05/15/1936
  • Vol.30.p.498

    • Diary page dates 08/02/1937 through 08/10/1937

Maps & Plans 24

Drawings 5

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 69

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "Der Tote vor dem Opfertisch. Die Opferplatten von Giza. Besprechung des Buches Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis von Peter Der Manuelian." Sokar 10 (1. Halbjahr 2005), p. 22.

    Jánosi, Peter. "Aspects of Mastaba Development: The Position of Shafts and the Identification of Tomb Owners." In Filip Coppens, ed. Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001. Proceedings of the Symposium (Prague, September 25th-27th, 2001). Archiv Orientální 70, No. 3 (August 2002). Prague: Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, p. 339.

    Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 37, 38, notes 27, 36.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven & Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University & University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, pp. 10, 11, 37, 39, 52, 54- 57, 59, 65, 68, 96, 99, 104, 115, 129, 139, 142, 144, 146, 147, 149, 151, 155, 157, 162- 164, 166, figs. 52- 62, 210, 213, 217, 219, 223, 230, 235, 251.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Hemiunu, Pehenptah, and German/American Collaboration at the Giza Necropolis (Giza Archives Project Gleanings: II)." In Antje Spiekermann, ed. Zur Zierde gereicht. . . Festschrift Bettina Schmitz zum 60. Geburtstag am 24. Juli 2008, HIldesheimer Ägyptologische Beiträge 50. Hildesheim: Verlag Gebrüder Gerstenberg, 2008, p. 31, note 18.

    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.

    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), pp. 227-252, fig. 1, pl. 7 [a].

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Origin of Some Unidentified Old Kingdom Reliefs." American Journal of Archaeology 46 (1942), p. 525, n. 19.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Old Kingdom Linen List." Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 71 (1935), pp. 135, 142, 147.

Photos 124

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kaemah (G 1223)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1223. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37725 = CG 57128) inscribed for Kaemah, identified as [jmj-r sAw Sma wr mDw Sma sA nswt] overseer of the phyles of Upper Egypt, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 1223.

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.