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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Sabu (G 1402)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Irkaptah (in G 1402)
    Isran (in G 1402)
    Nefer (in G 1402)
    Wehemnefret (in G 1402)
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1402 A; G 1402 B; G 1402 Serdab

Finds 3

Maps & Plans 14

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 26

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G85.

    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. 18, 19.

    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. 64.

Photos 54

People 6

Ancient People

  • Irkaptah (in G 1402)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402.
  • Isran (in G 1402)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone seated statue (Hearst 6-19802) inscribed for Isran, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Appears on limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran (whose name is damaged with only "j", "A" and "n" preserved) presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.
  • Nefer (in G 1402)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks One of two daughters ([ms=f n Xt=f] his children of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their daughters Nefer and Wehemnefret; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.
  • Sabu (G 1402)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1402. Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel. Sabu identified on both as [jmj-r Hmwtjw mr(?)] overseer of the craftsmen of weaving(?).
  • Wehemnefret (in G 1402)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks One of two daughters ([ms=f n Xt=f] his children of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their daughters Nefer and Wehemnefret; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.

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.