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Cemetery G 1200: entrance in N end of G 1208 (abutting W face of G 1207), looking S (G 1209 to W)

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C12757_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1208
  • Date
    Spring 1906
  • Problems/Questions
    description expanded based on image content
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Tomb Owner
    Akhethetep (G 1208)
  • Attested
    Meretites (in G 1208)
  • Mentioned on page
    Akhethetep (G 1208)
    Meretites (in G 1208)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1208

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 5

Ancient People

  • Akhethetep (G 1208)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 1208. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Meretites and Akhethetep, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt sHD Hmw-nTr xwfw jmj-r mSa jmj-r Axt-xwfw xrp jmjw sA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, inspector of priests of Khufu, expedition leader, overseer of the pyramid of Khufu, director of members of a phyle; in situ in G 1208.
  • Akhethetep (G 1208)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1208. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Meretites and Akhethetep, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt sHD Hmw-nTr xwfw jmj-r mSa jmj-r Axt-xwfw xrp jmjw sA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, inspector of priests of Khufu, expedition leader, overseer of the pyramid of Khufu, director of members of a phyle; in situ in G 1208.
  • Meretites (in G 1208)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Akhethetep (owner of G 1208). Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Akhethetep and Meretites; Meretites identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1208.
  • Meretites (in G 1208)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Akhethetep (owner of G 1208). Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Akhethetep and Meretites; Meretites identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1208.

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.