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  • Tomb Owner
    Ihy (G 5330)
  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Lepsius No
    L.41
    Lepsius 41
    LG 41
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 5330 A; G 5330 B

Finds 42

Excavation Diary Pages 17

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 5

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 49

Full Bibliography

  • Hawass, Zahi. "A Burial with an Unusual Plaster Mask in the Western Cemetery of Khufu's Pyramid." In Renée Friedman and Barbara Adams, eds. The Followers of Horus. Studies dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman 1944-1990. Egyptian Studies Association Publication No. 2. Oxbow Monograph 20. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1992, p. 329.

    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. 159, plan 16.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 263.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box K 10, Description of Cemetery en Echelon, pp. 37-39.

Photos 45

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ihy (G 5330)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 5330. False door inscribed for Ihy, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt jmj-r wpwt] royal chamberlain, overseer of commissions; in situ in G 5330. Two obelisks inscribed for Ihy (Berlin 1146, 14-11-158 = MFA 21.958); one found to left of false door (removed by Lepsius), other found in G 5221 chapel debris (behind G 5330).

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.