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  • Tomb Owner
    Ankh-haf (G 1234)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 1231
  • Harpur Date
    Unis - Teti
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1234 A; G 1234 B; G 1234 Serdab
  • Remarks
    "Offering Room - Painted Decoration." N. de G. Davies paintings now in Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Finds 6

Maps & Plans 13

Drawings 5

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 63

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G78.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 118, 133, note 20, table 1.

    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. 60.

    Schäfer, Principles of Egyptian Art, pl. 24.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, p. 197.

    Spiegelberg, Ausgewählte Kunst-Denkmaeler der Aegypyischen Sammlung, pl. 1(a).

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 1234)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1234. Architectural elements (court entrance lintel, drum lintel, door jambs) inscribed for Ankh-haf, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA Sps nswt] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of palace attendants of the Great House, noble of the king; in situ in G 1231 (= G 1234).

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.