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  • Tomb Owner
    Senenuka Keki (G 2041)
  • Attested
    Akhetemhenut (in G 2041)
    Ini (in G 2041)
    Iti (in G 2041)
    Nubheset (in G 2041)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Baer Date
    Early - mid Dynasty 5
  • Harpur Date
    Userkaf - Neferirkare
  • Kanawati Date
    Unis
  • Reisner Date
    Late Menkaure - post-Neferirkare
  • Smith Date
    Menkaure
  • Strudwick Date
    Early Dynasty 5
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 4
  • PorterMoss Date
    Early Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2041 A; G 2041 B
  • Remarks
    Porter & Moss, p. 69, incorrectly attributes JE 56994 (the false door of Tefnen, found in G 1304) to debris north of G 2041.

Finds 9

Excavation Diary Pages 18

  • Vol.28.p.245

    • Diary page dates 02/25/1936; 02/26/1936; 02/27/1936
  • Vol.30.p.494

    • Diary page dates 07/11/1937
  • Vol.30.p.516

    • Diary page dates 09/27/1937 through 10/03/1937
  • Vol.31.p.517

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1937
  • Vol.31.p.518

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1937; 10/05/1937; 10/06/1937
  • Vol.31.p.524

    • Diary page dates 10/08/1937
  • Vol.31.p.540

    • Diary page dates 10/18/1937; 10/19/1937; 10/20/1937
  • Vol.31.p.541

    • Diary page dates 10/20/1937; 10/21/1937
  • Vol.31.p.544

    • Diary page dates 10/23/1937; 10/24/1937
  • Vol.31.p.546

    • Diary page dates 10/24/1937; 10/25/1937
  • Vol.31.p.547

    • Diary page dates 10/25/1937; 10/26/1937
  • Vol.31.p.548

    • Diary page dates 10/27/1937; 10/28/1937; 10/29/1937; 10/30/1937
  • Vol.31.p.552

    • Diary page dates 11/04/1937; 11/05/1937; 11/06/1937; 11/07/1937
  • Vol.31.p.565

    • Diary page dates 11/22/1937; 11/23/1937; 11/24/1937
  • Vol.31.p.566

    • Diary page dates 11/24/1937; 11/25/1937; 11/26/1937; 11/27/1937
  • Vol.31.p.567

    • Diary page dates 11/27/1937; 11/28/1937; 11/29/1937; 11/30/1937
  • Vol.31.p.568

    • Diary page dates 11/29/1937; 12/01/1937; 12/02/1937
  • Vol.31.p.606

    • Diary page dates 01/29/1938; 01/30/1938; 01/31/1938; 02/01/1938

Maps & Plans 6

Drawings 3

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 34

Full Bibliography

  • Capart, L'Art ég. 3, pl. 438.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Re-examination of Reisner's Nucleus Cemetery Concept at Giza. Preliminary Remarks on Cemetery G 2100." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, pp. 227-229.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Unfinished Business: The Giza Tablet of Tjenti (JE 72135)." In Mamdouh Eldmaty and Mai Trad, eds. Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, p. 788.

    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, pp. 68-69.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 217, 311.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pp. 247-248.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "Little Women: Gender and Hierarchic Proportion in Old Kingdom Mastaba Chapels." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, pp. 284-285, table 1.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, p. 164, pl. 45.

Photos 225

People 6

Ancient People

  • Akhetemhenut (in G 2041)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Senenuka Keki (owner of G 2041). Appears on north false door inscribed for Senenuka Keki, north outer jamb, and in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, standing behind seated figure of her father); identified as [rxt nswt Xkrt nswt] royal acquaintance, royal ornament; west wall of chapel (= MFA 11.1000 + MFA 11.1001 + MFA 11.1003 + MFA 11.1004 + MFA 11.1005) found in situ in G 2041.
  • Ini (in G 2041)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Senenuka Keki (owner of G 2041), west wall (between false doors, offering haunch of meat to seated figure of Senenuka Keki), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; west wall of chapel (= MFA 11.1000 + MFA 11.1001 + MFA 11.1003 + MFA 11.1004 + MFA 11.1005) found in situ in G 2041.
  • Iti (in G 2041)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Senenuka Keki (owner of G 2041). Appears on north and south false doors inscribed for Senenuka Keki, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; west wall of chapel (= MFA 11.1000 + MFA 11.1001 + MFA 11.1003 + MFA 11.1004 + MFA 11.1005) found in situ in G 2041.
  • Nubheset (in G 2041)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Senenuka Keki (owner of G 2041). Appears on north false door inscribed for Senenuka Keki, north outer jamb, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; west wall of chapel (= MFA 11.1000 + MFA 11.1001 + MFA 11.1003 + MFA 11.1004 + MFA 11.1005) found in situ in G 2041.
  • Senenuka Keki (G 2041)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2041. Senenuka called Keki. North and south false doors inscribed for Senenuka Keki, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r njwt Axt-xwfw xrp wabw nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, overseer of the pyramid-town of Khufu, director of royal wab-priests, royal document scribe; also appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors), identified as [jmj-r kAt aD-mr grgt] overseer of works, administrator of a settlement; west wall of chapel (= MFA 11.1000 + MFA 11.1001 + MFA 11.1003 + MFA 11.1004 + MFA 11.1005) found in situ in G 2041. Also appears on fragments of relief (37-11-20a + 37-11-20b); found displaced in G 2040 X, originally from G 2041. Possibly same individual as scribe identified as Senenuka on block from north door jamb (MFA 07.1002) from chapel of Nefer (owner of G 2110).

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.