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Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu, from G 1039 (found in debris) (front): Hearst Museum, Berkeley 6-19763

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C11886_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 1039
  • Date
    1904
  • Remarks
    Upper fragment of female figure visible in photographs of in situ G 1039 statue deposit (see C10347_OS through C10359_OS).
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: orientation and identification verified; statue not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906); Hearst number verified
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Attested
    Mertash (G 1039)
    Senenu (in G 1039)
    Senenu (in G 1039)
  • Mentioned on page
    Mertash (G 1039)
    Senenu (in G 1039)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Mertash (G 1039)
  • Owner
    Mertash (G 1039)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Senenu (in G 1039)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Mertash (possible owner of G 1039). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Senenu identified as [sS] scribe; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Senenu (in G 1039)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Mertash (possible owner of G 1039). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Senenu identified as [sS] scribe; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Senenu (in G 1039)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Mertash (possible owner of G 1039). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Senenu identified as [sS] scribe; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.

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.