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Limestone [lintel] with inscription of [GLYPHS] Neferi [GLYPHS]; [sunk relief], on left: one male figure (facing right): “the ka priest, Neferi”, four figures (facing left, two female and two male): “his daughter, whom he loves, Nebet”, “his daughter [sic, should say son] Inti”, “his son Neferkhenet”, and “his daughter Nikhuitsekhmet (alternate spelling Sekhmentenkhuit)”, in middle: one male figure (facing right): Mehi, two small figures (facing left, one above the other, one female and one male): “his daughter Hatkau” and "his son, whom he loves, Neferi”, on right: offering formula. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-167
  • 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: 13.4338
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/13/1912
  • Attested
    Hatkau (in G 2391)
    Inti (in G 2391)
    Irenakhet Iri (G 2391)
    Mehi (in G 2391)
    Nebet (in G 2391)
    Neferkhenet (in G 2391)
    Nikhuitsekhmet (in G 2391)
  • Owner
    Neferi (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Unpublished Documents 3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.

Photos 3

People 8

Ancient People

  • Hatkau (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Mehi, granddaughter of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for her brother Neferi (right end of block, upper of two figures facing Mehi); found displaced in front of G 2391.
  • Inti (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son, inscription incorrectly reads [sAt=f]) of Neferi, grandson of Mehi, great grandson of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for his father Neferi (third figure from left [second figure from left in row of siblings facing Neferi]); found displaced in front of G 2391. Probably same individual identified as Inti on false door inscribed for Irenakhet Iri; central false door in situ in G 2391.
  • Irenakhet Iri (G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nebet (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Neferi, granddaughter of Mehi, great granddaughter of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 3291). Appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for her father Neferi (second figure from left [first figure in row of siblings facing Neferi]); found displaced in front of G 2391.
  • Neferi (in G 2391)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Mehi, grandson of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). False door inscribed for Neferi, identified as [jmj-r wpwt Hmw-kA jmj-xt pr-aA Hm-kA jmj-xt xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of commissions of ka-priests, under-supervisor of the Great House, ka-priest, under-supervisor of palace attendants of the Great House; south false door in situ in G 2391. Limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for Neferi (appears twice: first figure on left faced by row of his children; right end of block, lower figure facing his father Mehi), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in front of G 2391.
  • Neferkhenet (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Neferi, grandson of Mehi, great grandson of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for his father Neferi (fourth figure from left [third figure from left in row of siblings facing Neferi]); found displaced in front of G 2391.
  • Nikhuitsekhmet (in G 2391)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Neferi, granddaughter of Mehi, great granddaughter of Irenakhet Iri (owner of G 2391). Appears on limestone lintel (12-12-167 = MFA 13.4338) inscribed for her father Neferi (fifth figure from left [last figure on right in row of siblings facing Neferi]); found displaced in front of G 2391.