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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Tjenti (G 2051)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2051 A; G 2051 B; G 2051 C; G 2051 D; G 2051 E; G 2051 F; G 2051 G; G 2051 U; G 2051 W; G 2051 X; G 2051 Y; G 2051 Z

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 12

  • Vol.31.p.596

    • Diary page dates 01/12/1938; 01/13/1938; 01/14/1938
  • Vol.31.p.602

    • Diary page dates 01/17/1938; 01/18/1938; 01/19/1938; 01/20/1938; 01/21/1938; 01/22/1938
  • Vol.31.p.603

    • Diary page dates 01/23/1938; 01/24/1938; 01/25/1938; 01/26/1938
  • Vol.31.p.604

    • Diary page dates 01/26/1938; 01/27/1938
  • Vol.31.p.605

    • Diary page dates 01/27/1938; 01/28/1938
  • Vol.31.p.606

    • Diary page dates 01/29/1938; 01/30/1938; 01/31/1938; 02/01/1938
  • Vol.31.p.607

    • Diary page dates 02/02/1938; 02/03/1938; 02/04/1938
  • Vol.31.p.608

    • Diary page dates 02/04/1938
  • Vol.31.p.609

    • Diary page dates 02/04/1938; 02/05/1938
  • Vol.31.p.610

    • Diary page dates 02/05/1938; 02/06/1938
  • Vol.31.p.616

    • Diary page dates 02/09/1938; 02/10/1938; 02/11/1938; 02/12/1938
  • Vol.31.p.617

    • Diary page dates 02/13/1938; 02/14/1938

Maps & Plans 22

Drawings 3

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 25

Full Bibliography

  • 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, pp. 787-788, fig. 1.

Photos 69

People 2

Ancient People

  • Tjenti (G 2051)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2051. Limestone offering stone (38-1-23) inscribed for Tjenti, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r sSw mDAt (Axt-)xwfw sAb sS] royal acquaintance, overseer of scribes of the archive of (the pyramid of) Khufu, juridicial scribe; found in situ in G 2051.

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.