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  • Tomb Owner
    Sekhemka (G 2360)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 5390
    G 5490
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2360 Serdab; G 2360 A; G 2360 B; G 2360 C; G 2360 D; G 2360 E; G 2360 F; G 2360 G; G 2360 L; G 2360 M; G 2360 N; G 2360 T; G 2360 U; G 2360 V
  • Remarks
    Because G 2360 did not line up exactly with the large mastaba in the prior row (G 5290 & G 5390), Reisner provisionally called G 2360 either G 5390 or G 5490 before probably deciding to leave the name of this mastaba as G 2360.

Finds 25

Excavation Diary Pages 17

Maps & Plans 34

Drawings 8

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 74

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "The Senedjemib Complex at Giza: An Interim Report." L'Égyptologie en 1979. Axes prioritaires de recherches, tome II. Colloques Internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique No. 595. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1982, p. 120.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G130.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Dig Divided: The Giza Mastaba of Heti, G 5480 (Giza Archives Gleaning IV)." In Zahi Hawass, Peter Der Manuelian and Ramadan Hussein, eds. Perspectives on Ancient Egypt. Studies in Honor of Edward Brovarski. CASAE 40. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2010, pp. 236, 238, 240, 244, 250, note 4, figs. 2, 3, 7.

    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, fig. 9.

    Simpson, William Kelly. "Topographical Notes on Giza Mastabas." In Manfred Görg and Edgar Pusch, eds. Festschrift Elmar Edel 12. März 1979. Ägypten und Altes Testament 1. Bamberg, 1979, p. 490.

    Woods, Alexandra. "Contribution to a Controversy: A Date For the Tomb of kA(=j)-m-anx at Giza." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), p. 168, note 64.

Photos 90

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sekhemka (G 2360)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2360. Limestone lintel inscribed for Sekhemka, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr mdw rxjjt jwn-knmwt wD-mdw n Hrjw-wDbw Hrj-sStA (...)] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, staff of the commoners, iun-kenmut priest, giver of orders to the masters of reversion-offerings, secretary of ...; found protruding from debris on top of G 2366, originally from north niche in east face of G 2360.

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.