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  • Tomb Owner
    Nefersehefen (G 2185)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Ankh-haf (in G 2185)
    Kai (in G 2185)
    Nefersefkhufu (in G 2185)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dyn 5 or early Dyn 6
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2185 Serdab; G 2185 A; G 2185 B; G 2185 C; G 2185 D; G 2185 E; G 2185 W; G 2185 X; G 2185 Y; G 2185 Z
  • Remarks
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Finds 33

Excavation Diary Pages 22

Maps & Plans 19

Drawings 12

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 48

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G117.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Penmeru Revisited–Giza Mastaba G 2197 (Giza Archives Gleanings V)." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009), p. 33.

    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. 81.

    Reisner, George A. "Note on Objects Assigned to the Museum by the Egyptian Government." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 36, No. 214 (April 1938), p. 27.

Photos 107

People 5

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (in G 2185)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragment of relief depicting offering bearers, with one identified as Ankh-haf; found in G 2185 debris.
  • Kai (in G 2185)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears on one fragment of relief (MFA 12.1495) from fragmentary offering table scene, including compartment offering list of Nefersefkhufu (MFA 12.1491 + MFA 12.1492 + MFA 12.1493 + MFA 12.1494 + MFA 12.1495 + MFA 12.1496 + MFA 12.1497 + MFA 12.1499 + MFA 12.1500 + MFA 12.1501 + MFA 12.1502 + MFA 12.1503), depicted holding offering jars and identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in G 2185 debris, mastaba of origin unknown.
  • Nefersefkhufu (in G 2185)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragments of relief from offering table scene, including compartment offering list (MFA 12.1491 + MFA 12.1492 + MFA 12.1493 + MFA 12.1494 + MFA 12.1495 + MFA 12.1496 + MFA 12.1497 + MFA 12.1499 + MFA 12.1500 + MFA 12.1501 + MFA 12.1502 + MFA 12.1503) of Nefersefkhufu; found in G 2185 debris, mastaba of origin unknown.
  • Nefersehefen (G 2185)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2185. Fragmentary (incomplete) limestone standing statue (MFA 12.1483) inscribed for Nefersehefen; found in G 2185. Uninscribed limestone seated statue (35-9-39 = MFA 37.640) attributed to Nefersehefen; found in G 2185 B.

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.