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Two hundred eighteen (218) fragments of white limestone wall relief; seventy-three (73) fragments of larger size (more than 10 x 10 cm) and over two hundred (200) very small fragments (less than 10 x 10 cm), these represent at least two different scenes with their inscriptions: a) scene of [GLYPHS] Ian and his wife [GLYPHS] Neferhanisut seated on chair, [with small figure of Serib depicted as young boy standing beneath chair], [all] facing right, joins 32-3-12. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs [includes 32-3-12]

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_32-3-4a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Debris in front of door of rock-cut tomb G 1607
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/11/1932
  • Owner
    Ian (G 1607)
  • Attested
    Neferhanisut (in G 1607)
    Serib (in G 1607)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1607

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ian (G 1607)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1607. Inscribed architrave over niches on west wall of chapel and offering table scene on east wall of chapel, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr jnawt nt msw-nswt] royal acquaintance, overseer of the house of weavers of the royal children; in situ in G 1607. Fragments of inscribed relief (32-3-4a + 32-3-12), identified as [Hrj nst (?)] temple functionary (?); most fragments found outside chapel entrance, one fragment found in G 1607 A. Two limestone offering basins (32-3-13, 32-3-14) inscribed for Ian, identified (on 32-3-13) as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1607 debris (one in chapel debris, one in debris of pit A).
  • Neferhanisut (in G 1607)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Ian (owner of G 1607). Two names attributed to same woman: Neferhanisut and Nefery. Called Nefery on inscribed architrave over niches on west wall of chapel and on offering table scene on east wall of chapel; in situ in G 1607. Called Neferhanisut on fragments of inscribed relief (32-3-4a + 32-3-12), identified as [(rxt) nswt] royal acquaintance; most fragments found outside chapel entrance, one fragment found in G 1607 A.
  • Serib (in G 1607)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son of Ian (owner of G 1607). Appears (depicted as young boy standing under parent's chair) on fragments of inscribed relief (32-3-4a + 32-3-12), partially identified as [jmj(-r . . .)] overseer. . . ; most fragments found outside chapel entrance, one fragment found in G 1607 A.