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  • Tomb Owner
    Nisutnefret (G 1457)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Peretim (in G 1457)
  • Reisner Date
    Menkaure
  • PorterMoss Date
    Probably Dynasty 5
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1457 A; G 1457 B; G 1457 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built on independent site west of G 1407 and south of G 1454+1455.

Finds 39

Excavation Diary Pages 2

  • Vol.27.p.004

    • Diary page dates 01/11/1935; 01/12/1935; 01/13/1935; 01/14/1935; 01/15/1935; 01/16/1935
  • Vol.30.p.432

    • Diary page dates 01/14/1937 through 01/20/1937

Maps & Plans 14

Drawings 31

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 90

Full Bibliography

  • Hawass, Zahi. "Unique Statues at Giza V: The Exceptional Statue of the Priest Kai and His Family." In Khaled Daoud, Shafia Bedier & Sawsan Abd el-Fatah, eds. Studies in Honor of Ali Radwan. Supplément aux Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, no. 34. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2005, p. 26, plan 2.

    Hawass, Zahi. "Excavating the Old Kingdom. The Egyptian Archaeologists." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 163.

    Hawass, Zahi. "The Statue of the Dwarf Pr-n(j)-anx(w) Recently Discovered at Giza." Festschrift für Werner Kaiser. Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 47 (1991), pp. 157, 162.

    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.

    Reisner, George A. "Report on the Egyptian Expedition during 1934-35." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 33, No. 199 (October 1935), pp. 70, 72, fig. 2.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 8, Appendix J: The Mastabas in Cemeteries G 1400 and G 3000, pp. 38-42.

Photos 40

People 3

Ancient People

  • Nisutnefret (G 1457)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1457. Chapel entrance drum lintel and false door (including upper lintel) inscribed for Nisutnefret, identified as [rx nswt Hrj-sStA n nswt xrp n wabw nswt jmj-r Axt-xwfw jmj-r wabt nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal acquaintance, secretary of the king, director of royal wab-priests, overseer of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the royal wabet, priest of khufu; in situ in G 1457. Fragments of lintel and drum lintel (37-1-7, 37-1-8) inscribed for Nisutnefret; found east of G 1457.
  • Peretim (in G 1457)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Nisutnefret (owner of G 1457). Appears on false door inscribed for Nisutnefret, tablet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1457.

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.