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  • Tomb Owner
    Sekhentiuka (G 2473)
  • Attested
    Wemtet-[...] (in G 2473)
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 2473 Serdab; G 2473 A; G 2473 B; G 2473 C; G 2473 X
  • Remarks
    Shaft G 2473 X (located at the northern end of the western wall of G 2400) is incorrectly labeled "T" on map EG000498. It is NOT G 2400 T, which is located against the eastern wall of G 2400, in the SE corner (just S of G 2402a).

Finds 28

Excavation Diary Pages 16

Maps & Plans 7

Drawings 10

Published Documents 4

Unpublished Documents 8

Full Bibliography

  • Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G153.

    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. 95 pencil margin notes.

Photos 33

People 3

Ancient People

  • Sekhentiuka (G 2473)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2473. False door inscribed for Sekhentiuka, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-r Swj pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the two weaving shops of the Great House; also appears in chapel relief; in situ in G 2473. Limestone lintel (40-3-25b) inscribed for Sekhentiuka, identified as [jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-jb nb=f Hrj-sStA nb=f] overseer of palace attendants of the Great House, he who is in the heart of his lord, secretary of his lord; and fragments of inscription with large scale hieroglyphs, possibly part of architrave or frieze-text (40-3-14a, 40-3-14b, 40-3-14c, 40-3-24, 40-3-25a, 40-4-51); found in debris north of G 2473.
  • Wemtet-[...] (in G 2473)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Sekhentiuka (?) (owner of G 2473). Appears on fragment of relief (40-4-50) seated with husband (name not preserved), identified as [rxt nswt wmtt...] royal acquaintance, Wemtet-[...] (possibly Wemtetka); found in G 2473 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.