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  • Tomb Owner
    Merernisut (G 1636)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Merernisut (in G 1636)
    Nedjebu (in G 1636)
    Sebkhu (in G 1636)
    Teti (in G 1636)
    Tjena (in G 1636)
  • Site Type
    Rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1636 A; G 1636 B; chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built north of G 1365 and west of G 1367. Excavated by Reisner March 23-30, 1932.

Finds 2

Excavation Diary Pages 6

Maps & Plans 4

Drawings 1

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 25

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 65, pencil notes in margin.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 10, Appendix K, Cemetery G 1600, p. 27.

Photos 8

People 7

Ancient People

  • Merernisut (G 1636)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1636. Limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA smsw wxrt] ship's carpenter, elder of the dockyard; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Merernisut (in G 1636)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Nedjebu (in G 1636)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sHD Smsw (?)] inspector of retainers (?); found in situ in G 1636.
  • Sebkhu (in G 1636)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Teti (in G 1636)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Tjena (in G 1636)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.

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.