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Details

  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Mesi (near G 2461')
    Ptahshepses (near G 2461')
    Senedjemib (near G 2461')
    Tjeti (near G 2461')
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2461' A
  • Remarks
    G 2461 is used twice by Reisner. This mastaba with only one shaft is called G 2461' to differentiate it from the other. This mastaba is west of G 2378, south of G 2429, and east of G 2423. The other mastaba is north of G 2186, west of G 2464, and south of G 2462.

Finds 2

Excavation Diary Pages 8

Maps & Plans 2

Drawings 3

Unpublished Documents 8

Photos 13

People 5

Ancient People

  • Mesi (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi, identified as [sS a nswt n xft-Hr pr-aA] royal document scribe of the Great House in the presence; found near G 2461'.
  • Ptahshepses (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on fragment of block of inscription (12-12-208 = MFA 13.5987), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced near G 2461'.
  • Senedjemib (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Senedjemib identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.
  • Tjeti (near G 2461')

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Tjeti identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.

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.