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Small mastaba located (and abutting) immediately east of G 2177 (= G 2227). Sometimes incorrectly equated with G 2178. Names attested only from fragmentary seated pair statue MFA 12.1485. No other decoration.

Details

  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Iti (in G 2231 X)
    Khuitre (in G 2231 X)
  • Site Type
    Stone+rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2231 X
  • Remarks
    G 2231 X is southwest of G 2220, abuts east face of G 2177 and is west of G 2461. Not drawn on EG000498 or on EG002029, but one can use these plans to see where mastaba should be placed.

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 2

Maps & Plans 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Two references incorrectly equating this tomb with G 2178 are W.S. Smith, History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom, p. 74, and H.G. Fischer, Metropolitan Museum Journal 8 (1973), pp. 7-8, 10, n. 6, fig. 5.

    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. 80 (pair statue incorrectly listed as found in G 2178).

Photos 15

People 3

Ancient People

  • Iti (in G 2231 X)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Incomplete limestone seated pair statue (MFA 12.1485) inscribed for Iti and Khuitre; Iti identified as [rx nswt sHD qdw xwsjw] royal acquaintance, inspector of builders and constructors; found in G 2231 X (incorrectly attributed to G 2178 in Porter-Moss III, p. 80, with names listed as Khui and Khuit).
  • Khuitre (in G 2231 X)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife (?) of Iti. Incomplete limestone seated pair statue (MFA 12.1485) inscribed for Iti and Khuitre; Khuitre identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 2231 X (incorrectly attributed to G 2178 in Porter-Moss III, p. 80, with names listed as Khui and Khuit).

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.