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  • Tomb Owner
    Akhetmehu (G 2375)
    Ankhirptah (G 2375a)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Hunetka (in G 2375)
    Pan (G 2422)
    Seshemnefer (in G 2375)
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 2375a
  • Reisner Date
    Late Dynasty 6
  • PorterMoss Date
    Merenre I or Pepy II
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2375 Serdab; G 2375 A; G 2375 B; G 2375 C; G 2375 X; G 2375 Y; G 2375a A

Finds 17

Excavation Diary Pages 33

  • 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.042

    • Diary page dates 11/22/1912; 11/23/1912; 11/24/1912; 11/25/1912; 11/26/1912; 11/27/1912
  • Vol.04.p.045

    • Diary page dates 11/29/1912; 11/30/1912
  • Vol.04.p.051

    • Diary page dates 12/06/1912
  • Vol.04.p.070

    • Diary page dates 12/22/1912; 12/23/1912; 12/24/1912
  • Vol.06.p.012

    • Diary page dates 01/09/1913; 01/10/1913; 01/11/1913
  • Vol.06.p.014

    • Diary page dates 01/12/1913; 01/13/1913; 01/14/1913; 01/15/1913
  • Vol.27.p.078

    • Diary page dates 07/14/1935; 07/15/1935; 07/16/1935; 07/17/1935
  • Vol.27.p.079

    • Diary page dates 07/17/1935; 07/18/1935; 07/19/1935
  • Vol.27.p.080

    • Diary page dates 07/20/1935; 07/21/1935; 07/22/1935; 07/23/1935; 07/24/1935
  • Vol.27.p.081

    • Diary page dates 07/24/1935
  • Vol.27.p.152

    • Diary page dates 10/19/1935; 10/20/1935; 10/21/1935; 10/22/1935; 10/23/1935; 10/24/1935
  • Vol.27.p.153

    • Diary page dates 10/24/1935; 10/25/1935; 10/26/1935; 10/27/1935
  • Vol.27.p.156

    • Diary page dates 10/31/1935; 11/01/1935; 11/02/1935
  • Vol.27.p.157

    • Diary page dates 11/02/1935 through 11/08/1935
  • Vol.27.p.193

    • Diary page dates 11/28/1935
  • Vol.27.p.194

    • Diary page dates 11/28/1935
  • Vol.28.p.220

    • Diary page dates 12/09/1935; 12/10/1935; 12/11/1935; 12/12/1935
  • Vol.29.p.340

    • Diary page dates 06/14/1936; 06/15/1936
  • Vol.29.p.344

    • Diary page dates 06/18/1936; 06/19/1936; 06/20/1936
  • Vol.29.p.345

    • Diary page dates 06/20/1936
  • Vol.29.p.349

    • Diary page dates 06/22/1936
  • Vol.29.p.404

    • Diary page dates 10/10/1936; 10/11/1936
  • Vol.29.p.410

    • Diary page dates 10/26/1936 through 11/01/1936
  • Vol.29.p.411

    • Diary page dates 11/01/1936
  • Vol.30.p.421

    • Diary page dates 11/16/1936; 11/17/1936; 11/18/1936;
  • Vol.30.p.460

    • Diary page dates 04/25/1937 through 05/02/1937
  • Vol.30.p.497

    • Diary page dates 07/22/1937 through 08/01/1937
  • Vol.36.p.1010

    • Diary page dates 11/03/1940 through 12/12/1940

Maps & Plans 13

Drawings 13

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 83

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. “The Senedjemib Complex at Giza: Report on the February-March 1999 Field Season of the Giza Mastabas Project.” Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 76 (2001), pp. 68-71, pls. Ib, II.

    Chauvet, Violaine. “Decoration and Architecture: The Definition of Private Tomb Environment.” Servant of Mut. Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. Leiden: Brill, 2008, p. 48 note 51.

    Fischer, Henry G. Varia Nova. Egyptian Studies 3. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996, pp. 219, n. 321, 228, n. 412 #22.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kats. G133-G134.

    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. 87.

    Reisner, George A. "Note on Overbuilding and Intrusive Burials at Gizah." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 23 (1937), p. 260.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "Little Women: Gender and Hierarchic Proportion in Old Kingdom Mastaba Chapels." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 287, table 2.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Judge Goes Fishing." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 56, No. 304 (Summer 1958), pp. 60-61, fig. 3.

    Woods, Alexandra. "Contribution to a Controversy: A Date For the Tomb of kA(=j)-m-anx at Giza." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 168, 169-170, note 64.

Photos 111

People 6

Ancient People

  • Akhetmehu (G 2375)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2375. Architectural elements (pillars and architrave of pillared portico) and false door inscribed for Akhetmehu, identified as [sAb smsw hAjt r nxn wDa-mdw StA n Hwt wrt Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-wDbw] judge, elder of the court, mouth of Nekhen, judge of secret matters of the Great Court, secretary, priest of Maat, master of reversion-offerings; on architrave, identified as [sAb r nxn smsw hAjt Hrj-tp mdw n wDa-mdw StAw n Hwt wrt Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw r nxn] judge, mouth of Nekhen, elder of the court, overlord of the words of secret judgements of the Great Court, priest of Maat, secretary of judgements, mouth of Nekhen (written twice); also appears in chapel recess relief, west wall (north of false door, Akhetmehu seated at offering table with Seshemnefer leading row of offering bearers below, and south of false door, Akhetmehu seated at offering table), north wall (marsh scene, depicting Akhetmehu and Hunetka with their sons Ankhirptah and Seshemnefer), south wall (including displaced blocks 35-11-96a and 35-11-96b, standing figures of Akhetmehu and Hunetka and son Ankhirptah receiving tribute); false door and relief in situ in G 2375, pillared portico reconstructed. Name and titles (including [r nxn wDa-mdw StAw Hm-nTr mAat smsw hAjt] mouth of Nekhen, judge of secret judgements, priest of Maat, elder of the court) appear on displaced inscribed block, along with those of wife Hunetka; found in chapel of G 2375 (possibly originally from south wall of chapel recess).
  • Ankhirptah (G 2375a)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Akhetmehu (owner of G 2375); owner of secondary chapel G 2375a (abutting east face of G 2375). False door inscribed for Ankhirptah, identified as [sAb r nxn] judge, mouth of Nekhen; in situ in secondary chapel G 2375a. Also appears in chapel relief in tomb of his father G 2375, north wall of chapel recess (marsh scene, depicting Akhetmehu and Hunetka and their sons Ankhirptah and Seshemnefer), identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; south wall of chapel recess (including displaced blocks 35-11-96a and 35-11-96b, standing figures of Akhetmehu and Hutnetka and son Ankhirptah receiving tribute), identified as [sAb] judge; one face of each displaced pillar inscribed for Ankhirptah, identified as [sAb smsw hAjt] judge, elder of the court; displaced pillar originally from G 2375 pillared portico (reconstructed), relief in situ in G 2375.
  • Hunetka (in G 2375)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Akhetmehu (owner of G 2375). False door inscribed for Hunetka, identified as [rxt nswt mrt nTr Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, beloved of the god, priestess of Hathor; found displaced in court of G 2375. Also appears in chapel relief, north wall of chapel recess (marsh scene, depicting Akhetmehu and Hunetka and their sons Ankhirptah and Seshemnefer), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; south wall of chapel recess (including displaced blocks 35-11-96a and 35-11-96b, standing figures of Ankhetmehu and Hunetka and son Ankhirptah receiving tribute); in situ in G 2375. Name and titles (including [Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore) appear on displaced inscribed block, along with those of her husband Akhetmehu; found in chapel of G 2375 (possibly originally from south wall of chapel recess).
  • Pan (G 2422)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 2422. Lower part of north false door inscribed for Pan, identified as [...Hrj-sStA n nb=f] secretary of his lord; in situ in G 2422 chapel. Lower part of south (?) false door (36-10-5) inscribed for Pan, identified as [...xntj-S] palace attendant; found reused in G 2422 U. Two fitting halves of lintel inscribed for Pan, identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found behind G 2415 and on top of G 2375, probably originally from G 2422.
  • Seshemnefer (in G 2375)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Akhetmehu (owner of G 2375). Appears in chapel relief, north wall of chapel recess (marsh scene, depicting Akhetmehu and Hunetka and their sons Ankhirptah and Seshemnefer), west wall of chapel recess (north of false door, Akhetmehu seated at offering table with Seshemnefer leading row of offering bearers below), identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; in situ in G 2375.

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.