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Two fitting blocks of limestone [lintel] of Irenakhet, "good name" Iri [GLYPHS]; [sunk relief, four of his children (facing left) bring offerings to Irenakhet and his wife Kaesites (facing right), from left to right: "his son" Mehi, Senedjemib, "his daughter" Sheshit, and "his son" Khnumenti]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-165
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Debris in front of G 2391
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.4333
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/13/1912
  • Attested
    Khnumenti (in G 2391)
    Mehi (in G 2391)
    Senedjemib (in G 2391)
    Sheshit (in G 2391)
  • Owner
    Irenakhet Iri (G 2391)
    Kaesites (in G 2391)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. “The Senedjemib Complex at Giza: Report on the February-March 1999 Field Season of the Giza Mastabas Project.” Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 76 (2001), pp. 71-72.

    Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 110-111, cat. 45.

Photos 4

People 6

Ancient People

  • Irenakhet Iri (G 2391)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2391. Irenakhet, [rn=f nfr] his good name Iri. False door inscribed for Irenakhet Iri, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; central false door in situ in G 2391. Offering stone inscribed for Irenakhet, identified as [Hm-kA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] ka-priest, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in front of false door of Irenakhet. Fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for Irenakhet, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-r pr] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, steward; found displaced in front of G 2391. Appears on panel of relief south of false door of his wife Kaesites, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; north false door in situ in G 2391.
  • Kaesites (in G 2391)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). False door inscribed for Kaesites; north false door in situ in G 2391. Block of limestone lintel (12-12-166 = MFA 13.4337) inscribed for Kaesites (two standing figures of Kaesites, second figure from left and last figure on right), identified as [rxt nswt (Hm-nTr) HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, (priestess of) Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; also appears on fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for her husband Irenakhet Iri (left end of block, standing behind her husband); both found displaced in front of G 2391.
  • Khnumenti (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for his father Irenakhet Iri (last figure on right in row of siblings facing Irenakhet Iri and Kaesites), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in front of G 2391. Probably same individual identified as Khnumenti on false door inscribed for his father Irenakhet Iri; central false door in situ in G 2391.
  • Mehi (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391) and ([sA=s] her son) of Kaesites; father of Neferi and Hatkau. Appears on fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for his father Irenakhet Iri (third figure from left [first figure in row of siblings facing Irenakhet Iri and Kaesites]), identified as [jmj-r wpwt Hmw-kA Spss nswt smr pr] overseer of commissions of ka-priests, noble of the king, companion of the house; also appears on block of limestone lintel (12-12-166 = MFA 13.4337) inscribed for his mother Kaesites (fouth figure from left [figure on right of two siblings facing Kaesites]); also appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for his son Neferi (right end of block, faced by his daughter Hatkau and son Neferi); all found displaced in front of G 2391. Probably same individual as Mehi, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest, on false door inscribed for his father Irenakhet Iri; central false door in situ in G 2391.
  • Senedjemib (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son (?) of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for Irenakhet Iri (fourth figure from left [second figure from left in row of siblings facing Irenakhet Iri and Kaesites]), identified as [jmj-xt pr-aA Hm-kA] under-supervisor of the Great House, ka-priest; found displaced in front of G 2391. Limestone offering stone inscribed for Senedjemib; found in situ in G 2391 in front of false door of Kaesites (north false door).
  • Sheshit (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on fitting blocks of limestone lintel (12-12-165 = MFA 13.4333) inscribed for her father Irenakhet Iri (fifth figure from left [third figure from left in row of siblings facing Irenakhet Iri and Kaesites]); found displaced in front of G 2391.