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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Junker No
    IX 4
  • Alternate Reisner No
    b3
  • Reisner Date
    Late Dyn. 4 to early Dyn. 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2170 A
  • Remarks
    In the 1912 excavation season, Reisner called this mastaba b3. Junker originally called this mastaba IX 4.

Finds 11

Excavation Diary Pages 13

  • Vol.03.p.019

    • Diary page dates 01/21/1912
  • Vol.03.p.029

    • Diary page dates 02/04/1912; 02/05/1912; 02/06/1912; 02/07/1912
  • Vol.03.p.030

    • Diary page dates 02/07/1912; 02/08/1912; 02/09/1912; 02/10/1912; 02/11/1912
  • 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.045

    • Diary page dates 02/26/1912
  • Vol.03.p.049

    • Diary page dates 02/28/1912; 02/29/1912; 03/01/1912
  • Vol.03.p.050

    • Diary page dates 03/01/1912; 03/02/1912
  • Vol.03.p.053

    • Diary page dates 03/05/1912; 03/06/1912
  • Vol.03.p.072

    • Diary page dates 03/22/1912; 03/23/1912; 03/24/1912
  • Vol.26.p.1191

    • Diary page dates 12/16/1932 through 12/26/1932
  • 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

Maps & Plans 11

Drawings 3

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 20

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. 224-227, 230, fig. 2.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 449-450.

    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 89

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.