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  • Tomb Owner
    Herunefer (G 2353)
  • Attested
    Khufuhetep (in G 2353)
    Nedjetpet (in G 2353)
    User (in G 2353)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2353 Serdab; G 2353 A; G 2353 B; G 2353 O; G 2353 W; G 2353 X; G 2353 Y; G 2353 Z

Finds 21

Excavation Diary Pages 17

  • Vol.04.p.026

    • Diary page dates 10/31/1912; 11/01/1912
  • Vol.04.p.031

    • Diary page dates 11/05/1912; 11/06/1912
  • Vol.04.p.034

    • Diary page dates 11/11/1912; 11/12/1912; 11/13/1912
  • Vol.04.p.036

    • Diary page dates 11/13/1912; 11/14/1912
  • Vol.04.p.037

    • Diary page dates 11/15/1912; 11/16/1912
  • Vol.04.p.038

    • Diary page dates 11/16/1912; 11/17/1912
  • Vol.04.p.039

    • Diary page dates 11/17/1912; 11/18/1912
  • Vol.04.p.040

    • Diary page dates 11/18/1912; 11/19/1912; 11/20/1912; 11/21/1912; 11/22/1912
  • Vol.04.p.041

    • Diary page dates 11/22/1912
  • Vol.04.p.042

    • Diary page dates 11/22/1912; 11/23/1912; 11/24/1912; 11/25/1912; 11/26/1912; 11/27/1912
  • Vol.27.p.112

    • Diary page dates 08/29/1935; 08/30/1935; 08/31/1935
  • Vol.34.p.832

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1939
  • Vol.34.p.833

    • Diary page dates 10/04/1939; 10/05/1939; 10/06/1939
  • Vol.34.p.834

    • Diary page dates 10/06/1939; 10/07/1939
  • Vol.34.p.835

    • Diary page dates 10/07/1939; 10/08/1939
  • Vol.34.p.836

    • Diary page dates 10/09/1939; 10/10/1939; 10/11/1939; 10/12/1939; 10/13/1939
  • Vol.34.p.837

    • Diary page dates 10/13/1939

Maps & Plans 24

Drawings 15

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 39

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G129.

    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. 84.

    Simpson, William Kelly. Mastabas of the Western Cemetery, Part 1: Sekhemka (G 1029); Tjetu I (G 2001); Iasen (G 2196); Penmeru (G 2197); Hagy, Nefertjentet, and Herunefer (G 2352/53); Djaty, Tjetu II, and Nimesti (G 2337X, 2343, 2366). Giza Mastabas 4. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1980, pp. 33-37, pls. LVIII-LX, LXIb, figs. 40, 48-49, 51-52.

Photos 62

People 5

Ancient People

  • Herunefer (G 2353)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2353. Chapel entrance door jambs inscribed for Herunefer, identified as [Hm-nTr (...) Hm-nTr xwfw (rx) nswt] priest of ..., priest of Khufu, royal (acquaintance); in situ in G 2353. "Reisner suggests that the builder of the doorway at the north of G 2353 may have been the son or grandson of the owner of G 2352, and that the doorway may even have been moved from G 2352 to the northern mastaba when G 2353 was built. There is nothing, however, in the texts (titles, names, family relationships) from the three inscribed areas [two false doors in G 2352, door jambs in G 2353] to indicate any sort of relationship" (Giza Mastabas 4, pp. 33-34).
  • Khufuhetep (in G 2353)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Herunefer (owner of G 2353). Appears with his parents on chapel entrance east door jamb, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; in situ in G 2353.
  • Nedjetpet (in G 2353)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Herunefer (owner of G 2353). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb with her husband, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 2353.
  • User (in G 2353)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone false door (39-10-5) inscribed for User, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt pr-aA jmj-r Xnw] royal chamberlain of the Great House, overseer of rowers; found reused as roofing in G 2353 Y.

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.