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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Junker No
    VIII 4
  • Alternate Reisner No
    a3
  • Reisner Date
    Late Dyn. 4 to early Dyn. 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2160 A
  • Remarks
    In the 1912 excavation season, Reisner called this mastaba a3. Junker originally called this mastaba VIII 4.

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 21

  • 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.022

    • Diary page dates 01/25/1912
  • Vol.03.p.029

    • Diary page dates 02/04/1912; 02/05/1912; 02/06/1912; 02/07/1912
  • Vol.03.p.031

    • Diary page dates 02/11/1912; 02/12/1912; 02/13/1912; 02/14/1912
  • 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.03.p.044

    • Diary page dates 02/25/1912; 02/26/1912
  • 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.26.p.1196

    • Diary page dates 01/03/1933; 01/04/1944; 01/05/1933
  • Vol.26.p.1197

    • Diary page dates 01/06/1933; 01/07/1933; 01/08/1933
  • Vol.26.p.1198

    • Diary page dates 01/08/1933; 01/09/1933
  • 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
  • Vol.34.p.831

    • Diary page dates 09/21/1939 through 10/03/1939
  • Vol.34.p.832

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1939
  • Vol.34.p.833

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1939; 10/05/1939; 10/06/1939
  • Vol.34.p.834

    • Diary page dates 10/06/1939; 10/07/1939
  • Vol.35.p.001

    • Diary page dates 09/25/1939; 09/26/1939

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 4

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 15

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. 224-225, 230, fig. 2.

    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.

Photos 71

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.