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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Airu (in G 2061)
    Irukakhufu (in G 2061)
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 2061a
  • Site Type
    Stone+rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2061 A; G 2061 B; G 2061 C; G 2061a A
  • Remarks
    Packing list PL1428 lists a skeleton from tomb G 2064 that could be a typographical error for G 2061.

Finds 3

Excavation Diary Pages 6

Maps & Plans 8

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 16

Full Bibliography

  • Hafford, W.B. "Mixed Messages: A tomb on the Giza Plateau yields chewing-gum wrappers, Cairo tram tickets, a 1944 newspaper, and a 4,500-year-old burial." Archaeology 56 (May/June 2003), pp. 40-44.

    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. 69.

Photos 39

People 3

Ancient People

  • Airu (in G 2061)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of unidentified owner of G 2061. Appears on chapel entrance north door jamb; in situ in G 2061.
  • Irukakhufu (in G 2061)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of unidentified owner of G 2061. Appears on chapel entrance north door jamb; in situ in G 2061.

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.