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  • Tomb Owner
    Wenui (G 2465)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2465 A; G 2465 B; G 2465 C; G 2465 D; G 2465 E; G 2465 X; G 2465 Serdab; G 2465 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Mastaba built north of G 2187, north of G 2465a and G 2456b, east of G 2465c and south of G 2466.

Finds 3

Excavation Diary Pages 14

Maps & Plans 9

Drawings 5

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 11

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G150.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Wenui (G 2465)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2465. Appears seated at offering table on false door tablet, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, palace attendant of the Great House; and on chapel entrance west door jamb (name only partially preserved), identified as [... xntj-S pr-aA] ... palace attendant of the Great House; also appears in chapel relief (inscription not preserved); in situ in G 2465. Limestone lintel (sunk relief) inscribed for Wenui, identified as [... sHD jrjw xtmt (pr-aA) xntj-S pr-aA jmj-r xntjw-S] ... inspector of those who are in charge of sealed goods (of the Great House), palace attendant of the Great House, overseer of palace attendants; limestone lintel (raised relief) inscribed for Wenui (name appears to be spelled Weni), identified as [rx nswt sHD jrjw xtmt pr-aA jmj-xt xntjw-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of those who are in charge of sealed goods of the Great House, under-supervisor of palace attendants of the Great House; both lintels found in debris of G 2465 chapel.

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.