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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Tjenti (in G 2113)
    […]kau(?) (in G 2113)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Old Kingdom
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2113 A; G 2113 B; G 2113 C; G 2113 D

Finds 3

Excavation Diary Pages 6

Maps & Plans 11

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 10

Full Bibliography

  • Flentye, Laurel. "The Development of Art in the Fourth Dynasty: The Eastern and GIS Cemeteries at Giza." 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. 385-396.

    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, p. 230.

    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. 778-781, 785-789, fig. 1, pl. I.

    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. 74.

Photos 40

People 3

Ancient People

  • Tjenti (in G 2113)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Upper part of unfinished limestone false door (37-12-1 = Cairo JE 72135) inscribed for Tjenti, identified as [rx nswt sS a nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found reused as roofing in G 2113 C, possibly originally from G 2051.
  • […]kau(?) (in G 2113)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Tjenti. Appears (name only partially inscribed) on upper part of unfinished limestone false door (37-12-1 = Cairo JE 72135) inscribed for Tjenti; found reused as roofing in G 2113 C, possibly originally from G 2051. Name perhaps can be reconstructed as [mnw=(j)-kA=(j)] or [xntjj-kAw].

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.