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Two displaced blocks of relief (upper part of seated figure of Nefermesdjerkhufu, and register of musicians) from G 2240, originally from W wall of chapel, N end

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A8246A_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 2240
  • Date
    05/18/1939
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: description corrected and expanded based on Roth; Roth reference verified
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
  • Tomb Owner
    Nefermesdjerkhufu (G 2240)
  • Mentioned on page
    Nefermesdjerkhufu (G 2240)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2240

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 3

Ancient People

  • Nefermesdjerkhufu (G 2240)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2240. Chapel pillared portico architrave and false door inscribed for Nefermesdjerkhufu, identified as [smr pr jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-jb nb=f Hrj-sStA jmj-r Swj pr-aA a nswt jmj-r aHAw wab nswt Hm-nTr (xwfw)] companion of the house, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, he who is in the heart of his lord, secretary, overseer of the two canals of the Great House, he who belongs to the royal documents, overseer of the arsenal, royal wab-priest, priest (of Khufu); also appears in chapel relief (chapel entrance door jambs, west and east walls, not all instances with identifying inscription preserved); in situ in G 2240 (architrave and some blocks of relief found displaced in G 2240).
  • Nefermesdjerkhufu (G 2240)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2240. Chapel pillared portico architrave and false door inscribed for Nefermesdjerkhufu, identified as [smr pr jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-jb nb=f Hrj-sStA jmj-r Swj pr-aA a nswt jmj-r aHAw wab nswt Hm-nTr (xwfw)] companion of the house, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, he who is in the heart of his lord, secretary, overseer of the two canals of the Great House, he who belongs to the royal documents, overseer of the arsenal, royal wab-priest, priest (of Khufu); also appears in chapel relief (chapel entrance door jambs, west and east walls, not all instances with identifying inscription preserved); in situ in G 2240 (architrave and some blocks of relief found displaced in G 2240).

Modern People