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  • Tomb Owner
    Neferkhuwi (G 2098)
  • Attested
    Hayef (in G 2098)
    Khufuseneb (in G 2098)
    Neferkhuwi(?) (in G 2098)
    Nehtjeti (in G 2098)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Roth Date
    Unis or slightly before
  • Reisner Date
    Izezi to Unis
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2098 A; G 2098 B; G 2098 C; G 2098 D; G 2098 E; G 2098 F; G 2098 G; G 2098 H; G 2098 I; G 2098 X; G 2098 Y
  • Remarks
    Not in Porter-Moss.

Finds 6

Excavation Diary Pages 11

Maps & Plans 27

Drawings 11

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 20

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "anx-wD.s: St. Petersburg-Cambridge." Göttinger Miszellen 188 (2002), p. 21, note 2.

    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, pp. 142-149, fig. 79, pls. 102-111, 132, 191-198.

    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. 286-287, table 2.

    Shirai, Yayoi. "Ideal and Reality in Old Kingdom Private Funerary Cults." 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. 331-333.

Photos 84

People 6

Ancient People

  • Hayef (in G 2098)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Neferkhuwi (owner of G 2098), north wall (middle register, walking behind men supporting Neferkhuwi in carrying chair), identified as [swnw] physician; in situ in G 2098.
  • Khufuseneb (in G 2098)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Neferkhuwi (owner of G 2098), north wall (top register, walking behind Neferkhuwi in carrying chair, inscription only partially preserved), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 2098.
  • Neferkhuwi (G 2098)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2098. North false door inscribed for Neferkhuwi; also appears in chapel relief, including displaced door jamb (39-1-14); identified as [jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA Hrj-sStA n nswt m Xnw StAw pr-aA Hrj-sStA n nb=f wab nswt xrp aH (jmj-r) Swj (pr-aA)] overseer of palace attendants of the Great House, secretary of the king in the secret interior of the Great House, secretary of his lord, royal wab-priest, director of the palace, (overseer of) the two canals(?) of (the Great House); relief in situ in G 2098.
  • Neferkhuwi(?) (in G 2098)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Neferkhuwi (owner of G 2098), west wall (third register from bottom, first on right in row of offering bearers, name damaged); in situ in G 2098.
  • Nehtjeti (in G 2098)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA(=f)] his son) of Neferkhuwi (owner of G 2098). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (top register, walking behind Neferkhuwi in carrying chair), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 2098.

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.