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  • Tomb Owner
    Redi (G 2086)
  • Attested
    Meret (in G 2086)
    Nenankh (in G 2086)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 2086a
    G 2083
  • PorterMoss Date
    Niuserre to Izezi
  • Reisner Date
    Niuserre to Izezi
  • Roth Date
    Niuserre - Djedkare - Unis
  • PorterMoss Date
    Izezi to Unis
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2086 A; G 2086 B; G 2086 C; G 2086 D; G 2086a A; G 2086a B; G 2086a C; G 2086 Serdab; G 2086 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Diary assigns G 2083 A,B,C and has a sketch while subsequent maps show this as G 2086a A,B,C

Finds 13

Excavation Diary Pages 16

Maps & Plans 24

Drawings 13

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 16

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Osiris in the Fourth Dynasty Again? The False Door of Jntj, MFA 31.781." In Hedvig Györy, ed. Mélanges offerts à Edith Varga. Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts Supplément-2001, Budapest: Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts, 2001, p. 79.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G100.

    Roth, Ann Macy. A Cemetery of Palace Attendants: Including G 2084-2099, G 2230+2231, and G 2240. Giza Mastabas 6. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1995, (for G 2086:) pp. 69-74, fig. 26, pls. 14(c)-20(c), 132, 134, 138-144; (for G 2086a:) pp. 75-76, fig. 27.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "The Meaning of Menial Labor: 'Servant Statues' in Old Kingdom Serdabs." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 39 (2002), pp. 112-113, figs. 3-4.

People 4

Ancient People

  • Meret (in G 2086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Redi (owner of G 2086). Appears in chapel relief, north pilaster (standing in front of her father); in situ in G 2086.
  • Nenankh (in G 2086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Redi (owner of G 2086). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (standing in front of his father); in situ in G 2086. Possibly same Nenankh named on inscribed servant statue (38-4-3 = MFA 38.2147) found in G 2088.
  • Redi (G 2086)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2086. Appears in chapel relief (north and south pilasters, north, west, and south walls), identified as [sHD (xntjw)-S pr-aA ... Hst n Xnt(jw-S)] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, ... of singing of the palace attendants; in situ in G 2086.

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.