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Cemetery G 1400: G 1461, chapel, displaced limestone drum lintel inscribed for Nefer (MFA 21.3080), looking ESE (C12965 taken before C12964)

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C12965_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1461
  • Date
    December 1906
  • Remarks
    G 1461 in Junker's German-Austrian concession
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906); MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Nefer (in G 1461)
  • Mentioned on page
    Nefer (in G 1461)
  • Owner
    Nefer (in G 1461)
  • Attested
    Nefer (in G 1461)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1461

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Nefer (in G 1461)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Limestone drum lintel (MFA 21.3080) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA Axt-xwfw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the treasury; reused as roofing in G 1461 (found in debris). Nefer probably not owner of G 1461.
  • Nefer (in G 1461)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone drum lintel (MFA 21.3080) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA Axt-xwfw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the treasury; reused as roofing in G 1461 (found in debris). Nefer probably not owner of G 1461.
  • Nefer (in G 1461)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone drum lintel (MFA 21.3080) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA Axt-xwfw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the treasury; reused as roofing in G 1461 (found in debris). Nefer probably not owner of G 1461.
  • Nefer (in G 1461)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone drum lintel (MFA 21.3080) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA Axt-xwfw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the treasury; reused as roofing in G 1461 (found in debris). Nefer probably not owner of G 1461.

Modern People

  • Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1908–1926. In his "A History of the Giza Necropolis I," George A Reisner described Said Ahmed Said as "the most gifted foreman who ever worked for the expedition." Father of Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Head Reis 1936–1939), Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator), Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.