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  • Tomb Owner
    Ptahkhenui (G 2004)
  • Attested
    Irienre (G 2033)
    Iteti (in G 2004)
    Metjeti (in G 2004)
    Semdet (in G 2004)
    Senbeshet (in G 2004)
    Ysh (in G 2004)
    […]tji (in G 2004)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2004 A1; G 2004 A2; G 2004 B; G 2004 C; G 2004 D; G 2004 T; G 2004 U; G 2004 V; G 2004 W; G 2004 X; G 2004 Y; G 2004 Z; G 2004 serdab; G 2004 chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba on independent site east of the south end of G 2000, with G 2003 built against its north end and G 2001 built later around its northwest corner.

Finds 27

Excavation Diary Pages 18

Maps & Plans 24

Drawings 5

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 47

Full Bibliography

  • Bates, Oric. "Sculptures from the Excavations at Gizeh, 1905-1906. "Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 5, No. 26 (June 1907), pp. 20-21, unnumbered fig.

    Brovarski, Edward. "Old Kingdom Beaded Collars." In Jacke Phillips with Lanny Bell, Bruce B. Williams, James Hoch and Ronald J. Leprohon (eds.) Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Near East. Studies in Honour of Martha Rhoads Bell, Volume 1. San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1997, pp. 145, 159, note 130.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G91.

    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. 67, plan 11.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 1, fig. 184, p. 286 [3].

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 11, Description of Mastabas in Cemetery G 2000, pp. 30-36.

Photos 97

People 9

Ancient People

  • Irienre (G 2033)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 2033. Damaged false door inscribed for Irienre; in situ in G 2033. Fragments of limestone architraves (37-10-38, 37-10-43) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] secretary of judgements; found in G 2033 and displaced on top of G 2032, originally from G 2033. Limestone architrave (36-3-16) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [sAb jrj-mDAt Hm-kA] juridicial letter carrier, ka-priest; found reused as roofing in G 2004 Y, originally from G 2033. Also appears twice on north false door inscribed for Senenu (owner of G 2032), tablet (presenting offering to Senenu seated at offering table), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests, and lower south jamb, identified as [sAb jrj-mDAt] juridicial letter carrier; false door found displaced in corridor between G 2034 and G 2032.
  • Iteti (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (MFA 06.1888) inscribed for Iteti, identified as [jmj-xt xntjw-S pr-aA] under-supervisor of palace attendants of the Great House; found reused as roofing in unidentified pit (possibly pit V) in corridor east of G 2004, north of chapel entrance (incorrectly attributed to G 2002 in Porter-Moss III, p. 67).
  • Metjeti (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Iteti. Appears on limestone false door (MFA 06.1888) inscribed for Iteti, north outer jamb; found reused as roofing in unidentified pit (possibly pit V) in corridor east of G 2004, north of chapel entrance (incorrectly attributed to G 2002 in Porter-Moss III, p. 67).
  • Ptahkhenui (G 2004)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2004. Limestone standing pair statue (MFA 06.1876) inscribed for Ptahkhenui and his wife (name not preserved); Ptahkhenui identified as [jmj-xt xntjw-S pr-aA] under-supervisor of palace attendants of the Great House; found in G 2004 serdab.
  • Semdet (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Iteti. Appears on limestone false door (MFA 06.1888) inscribed for Iteti, south outer jamb; found reused as roofing in unidentified pit (possibly pit V) in corridor east of G 2004, north of chapel entrance (incorrectly attributed to G 2002 in Porter-Moss III, p. 67).
  • Senbeshet (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Iteti. Appears on limestone false door (MFA 06.1888) inscribed for Iteti, south outer jamb; found reused as roofing in unidentified pit (possibly pit V) in corridor east of G 2004, north of chapel entrance (incorrectly attributed to G 2002 in Porter-Moss III, p. 67). Polygamy among private persons in ancient Egypt is attested but generally difficult to prove, and it is possible that Iteti was married to the two women, Senbeshet and [...]tji, consecutively.
  • Ysh (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (36-3-15) inscribed for Ysh, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; found reused in G 2004 D.
  • […]tji (in G 2004)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Iteti. Appears on limestone false door (MFA 06.1888) inscribed for Iteti, north outer jamb (name only partially preserved); found reused as roofing in unidentified pit (possibly pit V) in corridor east of G 2004, north of chapel entrance (incorrectly attributed to G 2002 in Porter-Moss III, p. 67). Polygamy among private persons in ancient Egypt is attested but generally difficult to prove, and it is possible that Iteti was married to the two women, Senbeshet and [...]tji, consecutively.

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.