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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Khnemu (G 2191)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Middle Dynasty 5 or later
  • Baer Date
    Mid Dynasty 5 or later
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2191 A; G 2191 B; G 2191 C; G 2191 D; G 2191 E; G 2191 V; G 2191 X; G 2191 Y; G 2191 Z; G 2191 Serdab

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 5

Maps & Plans 17

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 18

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G119.

    Morenz, Ludwig D. "Zu einem scheinbar enigmatischen Epitheton eines Meisterschlachters aus dem späten Alten Reich." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 84 (1998), pp. 195-196, pl. XX.

    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.

Photos 70

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khnemu (G 2191)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2191. False door (including upper lintel) inscribed for Khnemu, identified as [qbH Hwt-nmt pr-aA Hrj-sStA n kkw wbA sw m wSn Apdw nw smjwt Hm-nTr xwfw rx nswt] master butcher of the Great House, privy to the secret of darkness, who opens it in strangling the birds of the desert regions, priest of Khufu, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2191.

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.