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Inscribed limestone offering niche lintel from wadi cemetery, GW 16, debris: Hearst Museum, Berkeley 6-19820

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C11997_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: GW 16
  • Date
    1904
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: provenance: mounted print archive box says GW 24, but in situ photos show SE corner of GW 16; identification verified; object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906); Hearst number verified
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)
  • Owner
    Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • GW 16

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)

Finds 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Damaged limestone offering niche lintel (Hearst 6-19820); found in GW 16. Sunk relief [Htp-dj-nswt] offering formula (incised from right to left) with sunk relief standing male figure with outstretched arm and starched kilt at left edge of block. Name and title(s) difficult to read, but may contain nfr sign (Sign List F35) and unusually tall striding man with staff (A20); possibly [jAw-nfr] Iaunefer (though written in reverse [nfr-jAw]). Name most likely appears over figure's head, as well as on round drum in lower center of block.
  • Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Damaged limestone offering niche lintel (Hearst 6-19820); found in GW 16. Sunk relief [Htp-dj-nswt] offering formula (incised from right to left) with sunk relief standing male figure with outstretched arm and starched kilt at left edge of block. Name and title(s) difficult to read, but may contain nfr sign (Sign List F35) and unusually tall striding man with staff (A20); possibly [jAw-nfr] Iaunefer (though written in reverse [nfr-jAw]). Name most likely appears over figure's head, as well as on round drum in lower center of block.
  • Iaunefer(?) (in GW 16)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Damaged limestone offering niche lintel (Hearst 6-19820); found in GW 16. Sunk relief [Htp-dj-nswt] offering formula (incised from right to left) with sunk relief standing male figure with outstretched arm and starched kilt at left edge of block. Name and title(s) difficult to read, but may contain nfr sign (Sign List F35) and unusually tall striding man with staff (A20); possibly [jAw-nfr] Iaunefer (though written in reverse [nfr-jAw]). Name most likely appears over figure's head, as well as on round drum in lower center of block.

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.