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  • Tomb Owner
    Rudj (G 3086)
  • Attested
    Bebib (in G 3086)
    Mesat (in G 3086)
  • Excavator
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Alternate Reisner No (Fisher Cemetery)
    [G 2086]
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Reisner Date
    End of Dynasty 5
  • Site Type
    Stone+Brick-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 3086 A; G 3086 B; G 3086 C; G 3086 D; G 3086 Chapel a
  • Remarks
    Originally called G 2086 by Fisher. Renamed by Reisner.

Finds 7

Excavation Diary Pages 9

Maps & Plans 10

Drawings 2

Published Documents 5

Unpublished Documents 92

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: The University Museum, 1924, pp. 9, 13, 34-35, 141 [12-13], 142 [14-15], 156 [41-42], figs. 24-25, pls. 20, 30, 43, 46, 48.

    Clarence S. Fisher, in Penn. Mus. Journ. vi (1915), fig. 56, p. 76.

    Clarence S. Fisher, in Penn. Mus. Journ. viii (1917), fig. 17, p. 50.

    Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G165.

    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. 98, plan 9.

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Boxes L8 & L9, Appendix J: The Mastabas in Cemeteries G 1400 and G 3000, pp. 94-96.

People 4

Ancient People

  • Bebib (in G 3086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Two pottery bowl stands (Cairo JE 46496, UPM_E13541) inscribed for Bebib, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in G 3086.
  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.

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.