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Cemetery G 2400: G 2411 Z, door block, part of standing statue of Nedjemu (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1) in situ at base of blocking, looking S

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C13851_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 2411
  • Date
    06/21/1936
  • Remarks
    36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned to Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis, Tennessee June 25, 1987. Provenance: G 2420 D (base) and G 2411 Z (body). Diary entries for G 2419 (April 30, 1936, Vol.28.p.312) and G 2411 Z (June 21, 1936, Vol.29.p.347) report arm for statue (36-5-31) as coming from G 2419, rather than G 2420 D (May 16 and 17, 1936, Vol.29.p.326).
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: tomb ID verified based on tomb tag; object identification verified based on object register; MFA and Memphis accession numbers verified
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
  • Attested
    Nedjemu (in G 2420)
    Seneb (in G 2420)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Nedjemu (in G 2420)
  • Mentioned on page
    Nedjemu (in G 2420)
  • Owner
    Nedjemu (in G 2420)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 6

Ancient People

  • Nedjemu (in G 2420)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Headless limestone seated statue (36-5-29 = MFA 37.642) inscribed for Nedjemu, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; fragmentary limestone standing statue (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1) inscribed for Nedjemu (dedicated by his son Seneb), identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant; seated statue and base of standing statue found in G 2420 D, body of standing statue found in G 2411 Z. Porter & Moss (p. 93) attribute G 2420 to Nedjemu on the basis of two statues inscribed for him but found displaced in shaft D. However, they do not mention the three in situ false doors in room b, the southernmost (and, presumably, main) one of which is inscribed for Khufudjedef, suggesting that he was the owner of G 2420.
  • Nedjemu (in G 2420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Headless limestone seated statue (36-5-29 = MFA 37.642) inscribed for Nedjemu, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; fragmentary limestone standing statue (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1) inscribed for Nedjemu (dedicated by his son Seneb), identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant; seated statue and base of standing statue found in G 2420 D, body of standing statue found in G 2411 Z. Porter & Moss (p. 93) attribute G 2420 to Nedjemu on the basis of two statues inscribed for him but found displaced in shaft D. However, they do not mention the three in situ false doors in room b, the southernmost (and, presumably, main) one of which is inscribed for Khufudjedef, suggesting that he was the owner of G 2420.
  • Nedjemu (in G 2420)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Headless limestone seated statue (36-5-29 = MFA 37.642) inscribed for Nedjemu, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; fragmentary limestone standing statue (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1) inscribed for Nedjemu (dedicated by his son Seneb), identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant; seated statue and base of standing statue found in G 2420 D, body of standing statue found in G 2411 Z. Porter & Moss (p. 93) attribute G 2420 to Nedjemu on the basis of two statues inscribed for him but found displaced in shaft D. However, they do not mention the three in situ false doors in room b, the southernmost (and, presumably, main) one of which is inscribed for Khufudjedef, suggesting that he was the owner of G 2420.
  • Nedjemu (in G 2420)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Headless limestone seated statue (36-5-29 = MFA 37.642) inscribed for Nedjemu, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; fragmentary limestone standing statue (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis 1987.2.1) inscribed for Nedjemu (dedicated by his son Seneb), identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant; seated statue and base of standing statue found in G 2420 D, body of standing statue found in G 2411 Z. Porter & Moss (p. 93) attribute G 2420 to Nedjemu on the basis of two statues inscribed for him but found displaced in shaft D. However, they do not mention the three in situ false doors in room b, the southernmost (and, presumably, main) one of which is inscribed for Khufudjedef, suggesting that he was the owner of G 2420.
  • Seneb (in G 2420)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Nedjemu. Fragmentary limestone standing statue (36-5-31 = MFA 37.662 deaccessioned = Memphis) inscribed for Nedjemu, dedicated by his son Seneb; base found in G 2420 D, body found in G 2411 Z.

Modern People