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Details

  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Tjena (Tjena)
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 5233 Serdab; G 5233 A; G 5233 B; G 5233 C; G 5233 D; G 5233 E; G 5233 F; G 5233 G; G 5233 H; G 5233 I; G 5233 M; G 5233 N; G 5233 O; G 5233 P; G 5233 Q; G 5233 R; G 5233 S

Finds 5

Excavation Diary Pages 21

Maps & Plans 27

Drawings 4

Unpublished Documents 12

Photos 44

People 2

Ancient People

  • Tjena (Tjena)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of Tjena (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Junker). Limestone standing statue (Cairo JE 45106) inscribed for Tjena, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr] priest of Hathor; found in upper niche of S 832 (western shaft) in mastaba of Tjena. Probable owner of limestone false door tablet (40-1-5a) and fragments (40-1-5b, 40-1-5c); tablet inscribed for Tjena, identified as [xnw n HwtHr] musician of Hathor; all found displaced in G 5233 O (tablet 40-1-5a reused in east wall). Probable owner of limestone drum lintel (40-1-4) inscribed for Tjena, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priest of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found displaced in G 5233 P (reused in east wall).

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.