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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Nyre (G 2435)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Kakaiankh (in G 2435)
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2435 A; G 2435 B; G 2435 C; G 2435 X; G 2435 Y; G 2435 Z

Finds 8

Excavation Diary Pages 18

  • Vol.34.p.867

    • Diary page dates 01/04/1940; 01/05/1940
  • Vol.34.p.868

    • Diary page dates 01/05/1940; 01/06/1940; 01/07/1940; 01/08/1940
  • Vol.34.p.871

    • Diary page dates 01/11/1940; 01/12/1940
  • Vol.34.p.872

    • Diary page dates 01/12/1940; 01/13/1940
  • Vol.34.p.879

    • Diary page dates 01/29/1940; 01/30/1940; 01/31/1940; 02/01/1940
  • Vol.34.p.880

    • Diary page dates 02/01/1940
  • Vol.34.p.881

    • Diary page dates 02/01/1940; 02/02/1940; 02/03/1940
  • Vol.34.p.882

    • Diary page dates 02/03/1940; 02/04/1940
  • Vol.34.p.884

    • Diary page dates 02/04/1940; 02/05/1940; 02/06/1940; 02/07/1940
  • Vol.34.p.885

    • Diary page dates 02/07/1940; 02/08/1940
  • Vol.34.p.886

    • Diary page dates 02/07/1940
  • Vol.34.p.887

    • Diary page dates 02/09/1940; 02/10/1940; 02/11/1940
  • Vol.34.p.889

    • Diary page dates 02/11/1940
  • Vol.34.p.891

    • Diary page dates 02/12/1940
  • Vol.34.p.901

    • Diary page dates 02/19/1940; 02/20/1940; 02/21/1940; 02/22/1940; 02/23/1940; 02/24/1940
  • Vol.35.p.004

    • Diary page dates 01/29/1940; 01/30/1940; 01/31/1940; 02/01/1940
  • Vol.35.p.005

    • Diary page dates 02/01/1940
  • Vol.35.p.010

    • Diary page dates 01/05/1940; 01/08/1940; 02/01/1940; 02/07/1940

Maps & Plans 8

Drawings 7

Unpublished Documents 9

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Box K 12, Description of Additions to Cemetery En Eschelon: Cemetery G 2400, pp. 125 ae-af.

Photos 21

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kakaiankh (in G 2435)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (two fitting fragments, 40-2-1 + 40-2-5) inscribed for Kakaiankh, identified as [...xntj-S rx nswt] ...palace attendant, royal acquaintance; found reused in intrusive burial G 2435 X.
  • Nyre (G 2435)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2435. Limestone false door (40-1-25) inscribed for Nyre, identified as [sHD Hst pr-aA stp-sA Xrj-tp st nt nswt sxmx-jb nb=f Hrj-sStA Hs pr-aA] inspector of singing in the Great House, chamberlain(?) in charge of the royal seat, he who delights the heart of his lord, secretary, singer of the Great House; found in situ in G 2435. Fragments of limestone lintel (40-1-24 + 40-2-3) depicting five standing male figures (facing left) with vertical line of inscription before each figure, each one identified as Nyre, identified as [sHD Hst pr-aA Hm-nTr ... Hrj-sStA n nb=f sxmx-jb nb=f] inspector of singing in the Great House, priest of ..., secretary of his lord, he who delights the heart of his lord; found reused as roofing over intrusive burial G 2435 X. Fragments of door jamb (40-1-23 + 40-2-2) depicting Nyre and son(?) (identifying inscription not preserved); found reused in intrusive burial G 2435 X.

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.