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Steindorff Cemetery: D 208, serdab, statues inscribed for Neferihy (seated statue = Hildesheim 13, seated scribe statue = Leipzig 2687) in situ, looking __ [photo sequence I]

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C10604_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: D 208
  • Date
    March 1904
  • Remarks
    Steindorff serdab opened by Ballard
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Tomb Owner
    Neferihy (D 208)
  • Owner
    Neferihy (D 208)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • D 208

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Neferihy (D 208)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of D 208. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Neferihy, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r jrw js] royal acquaintance, overseer of tomb-makers; in situ in D 208. Granite seated statue (Hildesheim 13) and seated scribe statue (Leipzig 2687) both inscribed for Neferihy, identified as [jmj-r Hwjw (?) jrw js] overseer of messengers (?) of the tomb-makers; found in situ in D 208 serdab.
  • Neferihy (D 208)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of D 208. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Neferihy, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r jrw js] royal acquaintance, overseer of tomb-makers; in situ in D 208. Granite seated statue (Hildesheim 13) and seated scribe statue (Leipzig 2687) both inscribed for Neferihy, identified as [jmj-r Hwjw (?) jrw js] overseer of messengers (?) of the tomb-makers; found in situ in D 208 serdab.

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.