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[Three blocks of] limestone [relief from] left (south) door jamb [and adjoining facade]; [depicting upper portion of seated figure of Kanefer being presented document by scribe Wehemka, and on door jamb and facade faces registers of scribes and offering bearers, three identified as overseer of ka-priests Ptahwer, ka-priests Redienptah and Seneb, and section of adjoining facade depicting Kanefer's son Kasewedja], inscribed; in several pieces. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_32-12-7
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    Debris between G 2150 and G 2170 (in 1905/1906 buried on top of G 2150), originally from G 2150
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: a) 22 cm; b) 23 cm; c) 67 cm Length: a) 117 cm; b) 110 cm; c) 87 cm Thickness: a) 45 cm; b) 30; c) 50 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 34.58
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/28/1932
  • Attested
    Kasewedja (in G 2150)
    Ptahwer (G 2151)
    Redienptah (in G 2150)
    Seneb (in G 2150)
    Wehemka (in G 2150)
  • Owner
    Kanefer (G 2150)
  • Remarks
    Portions of south door jamb and facade still in situ in G 2150.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, figs. 262, 264.

Photos 21

People 6

Ancient People

  • Kanefer (G 2150)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2150. North and south false doors inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt smr watj smsw js xrp aH] overseer of commissions, sole companion, elder of the is-chamber, director of the palace]; also appears in interior chapel relief (north, west, south walls), identified as [mdw kA-HD xrp aw xrp tmAtjw smsw js m prwj xrp mrwj nswt jmj-r pHw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt] herdsman of the White Bull, director of interpreters, director of bowcase bearers, elder of the is-chamber of the two houses, director of the two canals of the king, overseer of marshlands, master of secrets of every foreign land; in situ in G 2150. Interior chapel entrance door jambs (part of north door jamb: 32-12-8 = MFA 34.57; parts of south door jamb and small section of facade south of interior chapel entrance: 32-12-7 = MFA 34.58), and facade north and south of interior chapel entrance (block from north facade: 32-12-10) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [Hm-nTr Sbk Sdt sA nswt mdw rxjjt jmj-jb n nTr=f] priest of Sobek of Crocodilopolis, king's son, staff of the commoners, he who is in the heart of his god; in situ in G 2150 (some loose blocks replaced in original position, others removed from site). Displaced lintel, no name preserved but probably belonging to Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt (smsw js) prwj xrp aw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt smr] overseer of commissions, (elder of the is-chamber) of the two houses, director of interpreters, master of secrets of every foreign land, companion; found in street east of G 2150. Drum lintel (Louvre C 155) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sA nswt jmj-r wpwt] king’s son, overseer of commissions; findspot unknown, perhaps originally from G 2150.
  • Kasewedja (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief (depicted as young boy), west wall of interior chapel, identified as [sS a nswt jmj-r wpwt] royal document scribe, overseer of commissions, and facade south of interior chapel entrance (32-12-7b = MFA 34.58), identifed as [jmj-r wpwt] overseer of commissions; west wall in situ in G 2150, section of facade found displaced, originally from in G 2150. Possibly same individual as Kasewedja (owner of G 5340).
  • Ptahwer (G 2151)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 2151. North and south false doors and offering basin inscribed for Ptahwer, identified (on offering basin) as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests; offering basin found in situ in G 2151, false doors still in situ in G 2151. Also appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kanefer (owner of G 2150), west wall of interior chapel (upper register of relief in front of standing figure of Kanefer), and facade face of block from south door jamb (32-12-7 = MFA 34.58, including section of facade to south) of interior chapel entrance (top register in front of missing figure of Kanefer), identified in both places as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; west wall in situ in G 2150, blocks of south door jamb found displaced and removed from site.
  • Redienptah (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kanefer (owner of G 2150), west wall of interior chapel (bottom register of relief in front of standing figure of Kanefer), and facade face of block from south door jamb (32-12-7 = MFA 34.58, including section of facade to south) of interior chapel entrance (second register in front of missing figure of Kanefer), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; west wall in situ in G 2150, blocks of south door jamb found displaced and removed from site.
  • Seneb (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Kanefer (owner of G 2150), west wall of interior chapel (upper register of relief in front of standing figure of Kanefer) identified as [sS Hm-kA] scribe, ka-priest, and facade face of block from south door jamb (32-12-7 = MFA 34.58, including section of facade to south) of interior chapel entrance (third register in front of missing figure of Kanefer), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; west wall in situ in G 2150, blocks of south door jamb found displaced and removed from site.
  • Wehemka (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Kanefer (owner of G 2150), displaced block from south door jamb (32-12-7 = MFA 34.58) of interior chapel entrance (presenting document to seated figure of Kanefer), identified as [sS] scribe; portion of south door jamb still in situ in G 2150, displaced blocks removed from site.