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  • Tomb Owner
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
  • Excavator
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Attested
    Ankh Idu (in G 3008)
    Khenut Inti (in G 3008)
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Reisner Date
    Niuserre or later
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 3008 A; G 3008 B; G 3008 C; G 3008 D; G 3008 X; G 3008 Y; G 3008 Z; G 3008 Chapel
  • Remarks
    Note: Number G 3009 unused.

Finds 3

Excavation Diary Pages 12

Maps & Plans 18

Drawings 4

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 129

Full Bibliography

  • Bolshakov, Andrey. "Osiris in the Fourth Dynasty Again? The False Door of Jntj, MFA 31.781." In Hedvig Györy, ed. Mélanges offerts à Edith Varga. Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts Supplément-2001, Budapest: Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts, 2001, p. 72.

    Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: The University Museum, 1924, pp. 16, 18, 82-86, 153 [33], 154 [35-36], 157-166, figs. 2, 69-71, 132-134, pls. 6, 14, 16, 36, 49-50, 53-55.

    Junker, Hermann. Gîza 3. Die Mastabas der vorgeschrittenen V. Dynastie auf dem Westfriedhof. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften. Vienna & Leipzig: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1938, p. 41 [30].

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Case of Prefabrication at Giza? The False Door of Inti." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 35 (1998), pp. 119, 123, 126, notes 15, 27.

    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. 96, plan 9.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Boxes L8 & L9, Appendix J: The Mastabas in Cemeteries G 1400 and G 3000, pp. 52-54.

Photos 40

People 4

Ancient People

  • Ankh Idu (in G 3008)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([(sA) smsw mrj=f] his beloved eldest [son]) of Sneferuhetep (owner of G 3008). Ankh, called Idu. Appears in chapel wall paintings, east wall, identified as [sAb aD-mr] judge and administrator; in situ in G 3008.
  • Khenut Inti (in G 3008)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Sneferuhetep (owner of G 3008). North false door inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt Hmt-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hmt-nTr Nt wptt wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways; in situ in G 3008. Lintel (UPM_E13542) inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of G 3030, originally from G 3008.
  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.