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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Kakhent (east of G 2180)
    Neferi (east of G 2180 and G 5080)
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 4990
    c
  • Junker No
    VIII 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2180 A
  • Remarks
    In the 1912 excavation season, Reisner called this mastaba c. Junker originally called this mastaba VIII 5. This mastaba was then called G 4990 until the name was definitively changed to G 2180. Intrusive shafts along east side included with G 2182.

Finds 7

Excavation Diary Pages 34

Maps & Plans 6

Drawings 3

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 33

Full Bibliography

  • 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 34

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kakhent (east of G 2180)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Upper part of limestone false door (MFA 12.1520) inscribed for Kakhent, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found east of G 2180 (= G 4990).
  • Neferi (east of G 2180 and G 5080)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone false door (MFA 12.1393 + MFA 12.1498 + MFA 12.1515) inscribed for Neferi, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S Sps nswt smr pr] overseer of the department of palace attendants, noble of the king, companion of the house; found east of G 5080 (MFA 12.1393) and east of G 2180 (MFA 12.1498 and MFA 12.1515) (incorrectly attributed to G 2185 in P-M III, p. 81).

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.