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  • Tomb Owner
    Karesy (G 2043)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Minnefer (in G 2043)
    W[...] (in G 2043)
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2043 A; G 2043 B; G 2043 C; G 2043 D; G 2043 E; G 2043 W; G 2043 X; G 2043 Y; G 2043 Z; G 2043 Serdab
  • Remarks
    Reisner initially called several shafts G 2043a A, B, C and X. He later associated them with G 2045 and called them G 2045b A, B, C and X.

Excavation Diary Pages 6

Maps & Plans 13

Drawings 1

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 18

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G99.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box L 11, Description of Mastabas in Cemetery G 2000, pp. 136-140.

Photos 44

People 4

Ancient People

  • Karesy (G 2043)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2043. False door (south false door) inscribed for Karesy; in situ in G 2043. Limestone lintel inscribed for Karesy, identified as [rx nswt sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the palace attendants of the Great House; found reused as roofing in G 2043 X (possibly originally from above false door).
  • Minnefer (in G 2043)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Karesy (owner of G 2043). Appears on limestone lintel inscribed for Karesy (standing behind his parents), identified as [xntj-S] palace attendant; found reused as roofing in G 2043 X (possibly originally from above south false door).
  • W[...] (in G 2043)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on south false door inscribed for Karesy (owner of G 2043), south inner jamb (name only partially preserved), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 2043.

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.