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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Junker No
    VIII 3
  • Alternate Reisner No
    a2
  • Jánosi Date
    Khafre (chapel)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 4 or Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2140 A; G 2140 X; G 2140 Y
  • Remarks
    In the 1912 excavation season, Reisner called this mastaba a2. Junker originally called this mastaba VIII 3.

Finds 3

Excavation Diary Pages 16

  • Vol.03.p.019

    • Diary page dates 01/21/1912
  • Vol.03.p.020

    • Diary page dates 01/21/1912; 01/22/1912; 01/23/1912; 01/24/1912
  • Vol.03.p.021

    • Diary page dates 01/24/1912; 01/25/1912
  • Vol.03.p.026

    • Diary page dates 01/28/1912; 01/29/1912; 01/30/1912
  • Vol.03.p.032

    • Diary page dates 02/14/1912; 02/15/1912; 02/16/1912
  • Vol.03.p.042

    • Diary page dates 02/21/1912; 02/22/1912; 02/23/1912; 02/24/1912; 02/25/1912
  • Vol.26.p.1192

    • Diary page dates 12/26/1932; 12/27/1932; 12/28/1932; 12/29/1932
  • Vol.26.p.1193

    • Diary page dates 12/29/1932; 12/30/1932
  • Vol.26.p.1194

    • Diary page dates 12/30/1932; 12/31/1932; 01/01/1933
  • Vol.26.p.1195

    • Diary page dates 01/01/1933; 01/02/1933
  • Vol.32.p.627

    • Diary page dates 03/01/1938; 03/02/1938; 03/03/1938; 03/04/1938; 03/05/1938; 03/06/1938
  • Vol.32.p.630

    • Diary page dates 03/07/1938; 03/08/1938; 03/09/1938
  • Vol.32.p.631

    • Diary page dates 03/10/1938; 03/11/1938; 03/12/1938; 03/13/1938
  • Vol.32.p.632

    • Diary page dates 03/14/1938; 03/15/1938; 03/16/1938; 03/17/1938
  • Vol.32.p.633

    • Diary page dates 03/18/1938; 03/19/1938
  • Vol.32.p.634

    • Diary page dates 03/19/1938; 03/20/1938; 03/21/1938; 03/22/1938; 03/23/1938; 03/24/1938

Maps & Plans 12

Drawings 2

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 23

Full Bibliography

  • Jánosi, Peter. "The Tombs of Officials. Houses of Eternity." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 37, note 28.

    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. 224-226, 230, fig. 2.

    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. 77, plan 11.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 436-437, figs. 254-255, pl. 38.

    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.

    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. 284-285, table 1.

Photos 122

People 1

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.