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Cemetery G 1400: G 1452+1453: G 1453, Djedwai, S chapel, N niche, false door inscribed for Djedwai, looking W

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C12936_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1452+1453
  • Date
    Autumn/November 1906
  • Problems/Questions
    description expanded based on image content
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Attested
    Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)
  • Tomb Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Owner
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Djedwai (owner, along with Kaninisut, of G 1452+1453). Appears on north and south false door tablets, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel).
  • Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Djedwai (owner, along with Kaninisut, of G 1452+1453). Appears on north and south false door tablets, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel).
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.