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  • Attested
    Hetepniptah (in G 5290)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 2350
  • Junker No
    S: 290 (?)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5 or later
  • Baer Date
    Mid Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 5290 A; G 5290 B; G 5290 C; G 5290 D; G 5290 E; G 5290 F; G 5290 G; G 5290 H; G 5290 K; G 5290 L; G 5290 M; G 5290 N; G 5290 O; G 5290 P; G 5290 Q; G 5290 R; G 5290 S
  • Remarks
    G 5290 is the new number assigned to what was G 2350. Intrusive shafts built against the west side of G 5290 have been linked to associated mastabas: G 2301 Y, G 2303 Z and G 2304 W, Y, & Z.

Finds 6

Excavation Diary Pages 22

Maps & Plans 52

Drawings 3

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 22

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. 158, plan 16.

Photos 88

People 3

Ancient People

  • Hetepniptah (in G 5290)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (39-10-1) inscribed for Hetepniptah, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw jmj-r st pr-aA(?)] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, palace attendant of the Great House, overseer of the department of the Great House(?); found reused as roofing in G 5290 R.

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.