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  • Tomb Owner
    Weri (G 2415)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Bebi (in G 2415)
    Ikhui (in G 2415)
    Meti (in G 2415)
    Pan (G 2422)
  • PorterMoss Date
    Late Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2415 Serdab; G 2415 A; G 2415 B; G 2415 C; G 2415 D; G 2415 E; G 2415 F; G 2415 T; G 2415 U; G 2415 V; G 2415 W; G 2415 X; G 2415 Y; G 2415 Z

Finds 23

Excavation Diary Pages 23

Maps & Plans 31

Drawings 3

Published Documents 6

Unpublished Documents 64

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G141.

    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. 93.

    Reisner, George A. "Note on Objects Assigned to the Museum by the Egyptian Government." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 36, No. 214 (April 1938), p. 27.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 56.

Photos 153

People 6

Ancient People

  • Bebi (in G 2415)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ikhui. Limestone standing pair statue (MFA 21.2597) inscribed for Ikhui and Bebi; found in situ in G 2415 serdab.
  • Ikhui (in G 2415)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone standing pair statue (MFA 21.2597) inscribed for Ikhui and Bebi; found in situ in G 2415 serdab.
  • Meti (in G 2415)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Weri (owner of G 2415). North false door inscribed for Meti, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hm-nTr Nt wptt wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways; in situ in G 2415 chapel.
  • 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.
  • Weri (G 2415)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2415. South false door inscribed for Weri; in situ in G 2415 chapel. Blocks of architrave with titles of Weri (name not preserved), identified as [(jmj-r) Hst jmj-r ... pr-aA] overseer of singing, overseer of ... of the Great House; found behind G 2415. Fragments of drum lintel (39-5-40) inscribed for Weri with end of title [(jmj-r Hs)t] overseer of singing; found displaced on top of G 2430, originally from G 2415.

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.