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  • Tomb Owner
    Redines (G 5032)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Ankhreput (in G 5032)
    Khnumhesuef (in G 5032)
    Meretites (in G 5032)
    Rekhuief (in G 5032)
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 5032a
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 5032 Serdab; G 5032 A; G 5032 B; G 5032 C; G 5032 D; G 5032a E; G 5032a F

Finds 19

Excavation Diary Pages 10

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 4

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 19

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Hinting as a Method of Old Kingdom Tomb Decoration I. The Offering-Stone and the False Door of the Dwarf Snb." Göttinger Miszellen 139 (1994), p. 15, note 7.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G203.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "The Giza Mastaba Niche and full frontal Figure of Redi-nes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston." In David P. Silverman, ed. For His Ka: Essays Offered in Memory of Klaus Baer. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 55. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1994, pp. 58-60, 62, 75, figs. 4.4-4.5, 4.8.

    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. 145.

    Sethe, Kurt. Urkunden des Alten Reichs. Erster Band. Urkunden des Ägyptischen Altertums Abteilung 1, Hft. 1-4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1903/1933, p. 226 [3 (143)].

Photos 84

People 6

Ancient People

  • Ankhreput (in G 5032)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Redines (owner of G 5032). Appears on false door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, left flange of tablet; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.
  • Khnumhesuef (in G 5032)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Redines (owner of G 5032). Appears on false door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, lower right jamb; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.
  • Meretites (in G 5032)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f mrt=f] his beloved wife) of Redines (owner of G 5032). Appears on false door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, right flange of tablet; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.
  • Redines (G 5032)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5032. False door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, identified as [wab nswt sS] royal wab-priest, scribe; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.
  • Rekhuief (in G 5032)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Redines (owner of G 5032). Appears on false door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, lower left jamb; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.

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.