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  • Tomb Owner
    Redines (G 2156')
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2156' A; G 2156' B; G 2156' C
  • Remarks
    This is Reisner's G 2156 (called G 2156' ) which abuts south side of G 2220, east of G 2139, north of G 2154a and west of G 2222. Junker's G 2156 is along east side of G 2155.

Excavation Diary Pages 4

Maps & Plans 15

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 80, plan 11 (labeled G 2156).

People 2

Ancient People

  • Redines (G 2156')

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2156' (abutting south end of G 2220, not to be confused with G 2156, Kaninisut [II]). False door inscribed for Redines, identified as [wab nswt Hrj-sStA xntj-S pr-aA Hm-nTr Hr mDdw jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA] royal wab-priest, secretary, palace attendant of the Great House, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu), overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 2156' chapel, now broken, partially displaced, and partially restored.

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.