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  • Tomb Owner
    Sedit (G 2100)
  • Attested
    Iy (east of G 2100)
    Neferi (east of G 2100)
    Sereni(?) (east of G 2100)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Lythgoe No
    G 2500
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2100 A; G 2100 D; G 2100 E; G 2100 F; G 2100 X; G 2100 Y; G 2100 Z

Finds 24

Excavation Diary Pages 69

Maps & Plans 19

Drawings 8

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 73

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Re-examination of Reisner's Nucleus Cemetery Concept at Giza. Preliminary Remarks on Cemetery G 2100." 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. 223-289, fig. 2.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven & Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University & University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, pp. 77, 85, 109, 111, 117- 119, 134, 154, 164, figs. 169, 177- 181, 250.

    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. 778-780, 788, fig. 1.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Excavating the Old Kingdom. The Giza Necropolis and Other Mastaba Fields." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 139, 152, note 8.

    Priese, Karl-Heinz. Die Opferkammer des Merib. Berlin: Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin, 1984, pp. 13-14.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 417-19.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pp. 227-252, fig. 2, pl. 5 [a].

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Old Kingdom Linen List." Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 71 (1935), pp. 135, 144.

Photos 393

3D Models 1

Videos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Iy (east of G 2100)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (33-1-84) inscribed for Iy (or Iyptah?); found east of G 2100.
  • Neferi (east of G 2100)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on limestone slab stela (33-2-189), right side (seated at offering table); found in debris east of G 2100.
  • Sedit (G 2100)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2100. Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Merib (owner of G 2100-I). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of her son Merib, south and east walls, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb=s] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Neith north of her wall; chapel (ÄMP Berlin 1107) found in situ in G 2100-I.
  • Sereni(?) (east of G 2100)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on limestone slab stela (33-2-189), left side (offering haunch of meat); found in debris east of G 2100. Name only partially preserved; [sr]-hieroglyph may be title "official" rather than part of name.

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.