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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Qednes (G 1673)
  • Attested
    Irsetmu (in G 1673)
    Niankhhathor (in G 1673)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • Baer Date
    End of Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 1673 A; G 1673 B; G 1673 C; G 1673 D; G 1673 E; G 1673 F; G 1673 G; G 1673 H; G 1673 I; G 1673 J; G 1673 K; G 1673 L; G 1673 M; G 1673 Z; corridor chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built in street west of G 1233 and east of G 1235.

Finds 13

Excavation Diary Pages 12

Maps & Plans 24

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 75

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, added pencil margin notes, plan 9.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 10, Appendix K, Cemetery G 1600, pp. 40-43.

Photos 69

People 4

Ancient People

  • Irsetmu (in G 1673)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone seated scribe statue (32-4-18 = Cairo JE 60547) inscribed for Irsetmu, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA(?)] inspector of ka-priests(?); found in G 1673 chapel.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 1673)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt(=f)] (his) wife) of Qednes (owner of G 1673). False door (south false door, including upper lintel) inscribed for Qednes and Niankhhathor; Niankhhathor identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 1673. Inscribed limestone door lintel (32-4-12) depicting seated couple (only wife's name, Niankhhathor, preserved); found between G 1233 and G 1235, probably originally from G 1673.
  • Qednes (G 1673)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1673. False door (south false door, including upper lintel) inscribed for Qednes and Niankhhathor, identified as [rx nswt smsw xAjjt Axt-xwfw] royal acquaintance, elder of the judicial court of the pyramid of Khufu; in situ in G 1673. Inscribed limestone door lintel (32-4-12) depicting seated couple (male figure's name not preserved, but titles suggest it is Qednes), identified as [rx nswt smsw xAjjt Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] royal acquaintance, elder of the judicial court of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of judgements; found between G 1233 and G 1235, probably originally from G 1673.

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.