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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    G 2387
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2387 A; G 2385 A; G 2385 X; G 2385 Serdab 1; G 2385 Serdab 2; G 2385 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Two sloping shafts with burial chambers entered from east, and later intrusive shaft G 2385 X. Main burial is in G 2387 A, a long sloping shaft opening just off east side of G 2385 at its north end. Reisner originally considered shaft G 2387 A a separate mastaba, but subsequently realized this was actually the main shaft for G 2385. Reisner also suggested that since Khnumenti (G 2374) was not buried in shaft G 2374 A, perhaps he was buried in shaft G 2385 A based on a diorite bowl inscribed for King Teti.

Finds 112

Excavation Diary Pages 24

Maps & Plans 29

Drawings 19

Published Documents 8

Unpublished Documents 129

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "A Second Style in Egyptian Relief of the Old Kingdom." In Stephen E. Thomson and Peter Der Manuelian, eds. Egypt and Beyond. Essays Presented to Leonard H. Lesko upon his Retirement from the Wilbour Chair of Egyptology at Brown University June 2005, Providence: Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies, 2008, p. 71.

    Brovarski, Edward. The Senedjemib Complex, Part 1: The Mastabas of Senedjemib Inti (G 2370), Khnumenti (G 2374), and Senedjemib Mehi (G 2378). Giza Mastabas 7. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 2003, pp. 1-2.

    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), p. 67.

    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. 115, note 6.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G137.

    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. 92.

    Reisner, George A. “A Family of Builders of the Sixth Dynasty, about 2600 B.C.” Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 11, No. 66 (November 1913), p. 59, fig. 17.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 153 [14, 15], 268 [3].

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box K 12, Description of Cemetery en Echelon: g): pp. 173-176.

    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.

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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.