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Tracings by William Stevenson Smith: sections of relief from G 2150, Kanefer: upper left: 32-12-10 (from facade N of interior chapel entrance, heads of standing figures of Kanefer and his mother[?] Meresankh, cf. A7030); lower left: 32-12-12 (from N wall of interior chapel, part of lower middle portion of standing figure of Kanefer's wife Shepsetkau, cf. A7030); right: 32-12-7a (= MFA 34.58, from S door jamb, cf. A7033)

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A7995_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 2150
  • Date
    04/21/1938
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: description expanded based on image content; identifications verified based on object register; MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
  • Attested
    Meresankh (in G 2150)
    Meresankh (in G 2150)
    Shepsetkau (in G 2150)
    Shepsetkau (in G 2150)
  • Mentioned on page
    Kanefer (G 2150)
    Meresankh (in G 2150)
  • Owner
    Kanefer (G 2150)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Kanefer (G 2150)
  • Tomb Owner
    Kanefer (G 2150)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 3

People 10

Ancient People

  • Kanefer (G 2150)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2150. North and south false doors inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt smr watj smsw js xrp aH] overseer of commissions, sole companion, elder of the is-chamber, director of the palace]; also appears in interior chapel relief (north, west, south walls), identified as [mdw kA-HD xrp aw xrp tmAtjw smsw js m prwj xrp mrwj nswt jmj-r pHw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt] herdsman of the White Bull, director of interpreters, director of bowcase bearers, elder of the is-chamber of the two houses, director of the two canals of the king, overseer of marshlands, master of secrets of every foreign land; in situ in G 2150. Interior chapel entrance door jambs (part of north door jamb: 32-12-8 = MFA 34.57; parts of south door jamb and small section of facade south of interior chapel entrance: 32-12-7 = MFA 34.58), and facade north and south of interior chapel entrance (block from north facade: 32-12-10) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [Hm-nTr Sbk Sdt sA nswt mdw rxjjt jmj-jb n nTr=f] priest of Sobek of Crocodilopolis, king's son, staff of the commoners, he who is in the heart of his god; in situ in G 2150 (some loose blocks replaced in original position, others removed from site). Displaced lintel, no name preserved but probably belonging to Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt (smsw js) prwj xrp aw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt smr] overseer of commissions, (elder of the is-chamber) of the two houses, director of interpreters, master of secrets of every foreign land, companion; found in street east of G 2150. Drum lintel (Louvre C 155) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sA nswt jmj-r wpwt] king’s son, overseer of commissions; findspot unknown, perhaps originally from G 2150.
  • Kanefer (G 2150)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2150. North and south false doors inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt smr watj smsw js xrp aH] overseer of commissions, sole companion, elder of the is-chamber, director of the palace]; also appears in interior chapel relief (north, west, south walls), identified as [mdw kA-HD xrp aw xrp tmAtjw smsw js m prwj xrp mrwj nswt jmj-r pHw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt] herdsman of the White Bull, director of interpreters, director of bowcase bearers, elder of the is-chamber of the two houses, director of the two canals of the king, overseer of marshlands, master of secrets of every foreign land; in situ in G 2150. Interior chapel entrance door jambs (part of north door jamb: 32-12-8 = MFA 34.57; parts of south door jamb and small section of facade south of interior chapel entrance: 32-12-7 = MFA 34.58), and facade north and south of interior chapel entrance (block from north facade: 32-12-10) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [Hm-nTr Sbk Sdt sA nswt mdw rxjjt jmj-jb n nTr=f] priest of Sobek of Crocodilopolis, king's son, staff of the commoners, he who is in the heart of his god; in situ in G 2150 (some loose blocks replaced in original position, others removed from site). Displaced lintel, no name preserved but probably belonging to Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt (smsw js) prwj xrp aw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt smr] overseer of commissions, (elder of the is-chamber) of the two houses, director of interpreters, master of secrets of every foreign land, companion; found in street east of G 2150. Drum lintel (Louvre C 155) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sA nswt jmj-r wpwt] king’s son, overseer of commissions; findspot unknown, perhaps originally from G 2150.
  • Kanefer (G 2150)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2150. North and south false doors inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt smr watj smsw js xrp aH] overseer of commissions, sole companion, elder of the is-chamber, director of the palace]; also appears in interior chapel relief (north, west, south walls), identified as [mdw kA-HD xrp aw xrp tmAtjw smsw js m prwj xrp mrwj nswt jmj-r pHw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt] herdsman of the White Bull, director of interpreters, director of bowcase bearers, elder of the is-chamber of the two houses, director of the two canals of the king, overseer of marshlands, master of secrets of every foreign land; in situ in G 2150. Interior chapel entrance door jambs (part of north door jamb: 32-12-8 = MFA 34.57; parts of south door jamb and small section of facade south of interior chapel entrance: 32-12-7 = MFA 34.58), and facade north and south of interior chapel entrance (block from north facade: 32-12-10) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [Hm-nTr Sbk Sdt sA nswt mdw rxjjt jmj-jb n nTr=f] priest of Sobek of Crocodilopolis, king's son, staff of the commoners, he who is in the heart of his god; in situ in G 2150 (some loose blocks replaced in original position, others removed from site). Displaced lintel, no name preserved but probably belonging to Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt (smsw js) prwj xrp aw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt smr] overseer of commissions, (elder of the is-chamber) of the two houses, director of interpreters, master of secrets of every foreign land, companion; found in street east of G 2150. Drum lintel (Louvre C 155) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sA nswt jmj-r wpwt] king’s son, overseer of commissions; findspot unknown, perhaps originally from G 2150.
  • Kanefer (G 2150)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2150. North and south false doors inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt smr watj smsw js xrp aH] overseer of commissions, sole companion, elder of the is-chamber, director of the palace]; also appears in interior chapel relief (north, west, south walls), identified as [mdw kA-HD xrp aw xrp tmAtjw smsw js m prwj xrp mrwj nswt jmj-r pHw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt] herdsman of the White Bull, director of interpreters, director of bowcase bearers, elder of the is-chamber of the two houses, director of the two canals of the king, overseer of marshlands, master of secrets of every foreign land; in situ in G 2150. Interior chapel entrance door jambs (part of north door jamb: 32-12-8 = MFA 34.57; parts of south door jamb and small section of facade south of interior chapel entrance: 32-12-7 = MFA 34.58), and facade north and south of interior chapel entrance (block from north facade: 32-12-10) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [Hm-nTr Sbk Sdt sA nswt mdw rxjjt jmj-jb n nTr=f] priest of Sobek of Crocodilopolis, king's son, staff of the commoners, he who is in the heart of his god; in situ in G 2150 (some loose blocks replaced in original position, others removed from site). Displaced lintel, no name preserved but probably belonging to Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt (smsw js) prwj xrp aw Hrj-sStA xAswt nbwt smr] overseer of commissions, (elder of the is-chamber) of the two houses, director of interpreters, master of secrets of every foreign land, companion; found in street east of G 2150. Drum lintel (Louvre C 155) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [sA nswt jmj-r wpwt] king’s son, overseer of commissions; findspot unknown, perhaps originally from G 2150.
  • Meresankh (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother (?) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief, facade north of interior chapel entrance (standing with Kanefer), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; part of facade in situ in G 2150, one block of facade (32-12-10) removed from site.
  • Meresankh (in G 2150)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother (?) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief, facade north of interior chapel entrance (standing with Kanefer), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; part of facade in situ in G 2150, one block of facade (32-12-10) removed from site.
  • Meresankh (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother (?) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief, facade north of interior chapel entrance (standing with Kanefer), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; part of facade in situ in G 2150, one block of facade (32-12-10) removed from site.
  • Shepsetkau (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (one block from lower middle portion of figure of Shepsetkau = 32-12-12) of interior chapel (standing with Kanefer and daughter Meretites), identified as [rxt nswt Hmt-nTr HwtHr Hmt-nTr Nt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith; in situ in G 2150, except for displaced block removed from site.
  • Shepsetkau (in G 2150)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Kanefer (owner of G 2150). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (one block from lower middle portion of figure of Shepsetkau = 32-12-12) of interior chapel (standing with Kanefer and daughter Meretites), identified as [rxt nswt Hmt-nTr HwtHr Hmt-nTr Nt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith; in situ in G 2150, except for displaced block removed from site.

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