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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Ip (G 2172)
  • Attested
    Ankhptah (in G 2172)
    Ankhwet (in G 2172)
    Iynefret (in G 2172)
    Kesbet (in G 2172)
    Niankhkhufu (in G 2172)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone+rubble-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2172 A; G 2172 B; G 2172 C; G 2172 D; G 2172 E; G 2172 F; G 2172 G; G 2172 H; G 2172 I

Excavation Diary Pages 4

  • Vol.06.p.006

    • Diary page dates 01/01/1913; 01/02/1913; 01/03/1913
  • Vol.06.p.011

    • Diary page dates 01/08/1913; 01/09/1913
  • Vol.07.p.002

    • Diary page dates 01/04/1913; 01/05/1913; 01/06/1913; 01/07/1913
  • Vol.07.p.003

    • Diary page dates 01/08/1913 through 01/26/1913

Maps & Plans 26

Drawings 2

Unpublished Documents 17

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "Penmeru Revisited–Giza Mastaba G 2197 (Giza Archives Gleanings V)." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009), p. 47.

Photos 59

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankhptah (in G 2172)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Ip (owner of G 2172). Appears on south false door (left flange of tablet); in situ in G 2172.
  • Ankhwet (in G 2172)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Ip (owner of G 2172). Appears on south false door (right flange of tablet); in situ in G 2172.
  • Ip (G 2172)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G G 2172. South false door tablet depicting Ip and his wife seated at offering table; Ip identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; in situ in G 2172.
  • Iynefret (in G 2172)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Lintel inscribed for Niankhkhufu and his wife Iynefret; Iynefret identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found reused as roofing in corridor chapel of G 2172.
  • Kesbet (in G 2172)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ip (owner of G 2172). South false door tablet depicting Ip and his wife Kesbet seated at offering table; Kesbet identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2172. After initial "k" of her name, next sign could be either reversed "s"or reed leaf, therefore her name is to be read either ksbt (Kesbet) or k[A]jbt (Kaibet).
  • Niankhkhufu (in G 2172)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Lintel inscribed for Niankhkhufu and his wife Iynefret; Niankhkhufu identified as [xntj-S Hrj-sStA nb=f wab nswt Hm-nTr Hr mDdw] palace attendant, secretary of his lord, royal wab-priest, priest of the Horus Medjedu [Khufu]; found reused as roofing in corridor chapel of G 2172.

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.