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Two fragments of limestone relief from G 2110, Nefer: left: 36-12-2 (= part of MFA 31.780), right: 36-12-3

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_B8777_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 2110
  • Date
    01/17/1937
  • Remarks
    MFA 31.780 = three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: identifications verified based on object register; MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
  • Attested
    Wenankhes (in G 2110)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 3

Unpublished Documents 16

People 2

Ancient People

  • Wenankhes (in G 2110)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Nefer (owner of G 2110). Appears in chapel relief (south, west, and east walls; not all instances with inscription preserved); in situ in G 2110. Displaced fragments of relief (three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2 = MFA 31.780), upper part of standing figures of Nefer and Wenankhes, identified as [rxt nswt mjtrt] royal acquaintance, mitret; originally from G 2100, south wall of chapel (lower part of figures still in situ). Name reconstructed from partially in situ scene of seated couple on west wall of chapel, supplemented by fragments with rest of wife's name; one (unregistered) in expedition photo B8335, other now in Birmingham Museum of Art (England) 1957A 241 (see: Reisner, Giza Necropolis I, fig. 241, and Fischer, Varia, pp. 31-32, pl. VIII fig. 7, fig. 8). Name incorrectly reconstructed by Reisner as Meresankh.

Modern People