Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Senedjemib Complex: block of relief and fragment of limestone block painted with striding figures of Nekhebu from G 2382 (originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs): top: [originally from G 2381] 13-1-546 (painted); bottom: [originally from G 2381] 13-1-556d (= MFA 13.5934.1)

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_B1343_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 2382, G 2381
  • Date
    12/13/1912
  • Remarks
    MFA 13.5934 (overall): seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left); consists of one block (13-1-556d) + one block (original registration number unknown, assigned 13-1-558); three additional blocks (original registration unknown, assigned 13-1-558) belonging to this scene not MFA owned.
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: only one of these appears to be 13-1-546, identification verified based on Brovarski composites; identification of lower block made based on Brovarski composites; MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    Mohammed Shadduf (expedition photographer)
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hatkau (in G 2381)
  • Mentioned on page
    Hatkau (in G 2381)
    Tjemat (in G 2381)
  • Attested
    Hatkau (in G 2381)
    Hatkau (in G 2381)
    Tjemat (in G 2381)
    Tjemat (in G 2381)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 2

Unpublished Documents 2

People 8

Ancient People

  • Hatkau (in G 2381)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); 2) scene (13-1-554 = MFA 13.4349) from section of facade adjoining right door jamb (13-1-551) depicting registers of Nile boats, on one boat in middle register (MFA 13.4349.2) seated figure of Nekhebu faced by his wife Hatkau playing harp, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Hatkau (in G 2381)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); 2) scene (13-1-554 = MFA 13.4349) from section of facade adjoining right door jamb (13-1-551) depicting registers of Nile boats, on one boat in middle register (MFA 13.4349.2) seated figure of Nekhebu faced by his wife Hatkau playing harp, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Hatkau (in G 2381)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); 2) scene (13-1-554 = MFA 13.4349) from section of facade adjoining right door jamb (13-1-551) depicting registers of Nile boats, on one boat in middle register (MFA 13.4349.2) seated figure of Nekhebu faced by his wife Hatkau playing harp, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Hatkau (in G 2381)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); 2) scene (13-1-554 = MFA 13.4349) from section of facade adjoining right door jamb (13-1-551) depicting registers of Nile boats, on one boat in middle register (MFA 13.4349.2) seated figure of Nekhebu faced by his wife Hatkau playing harp, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Tjemat (in G 2381)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381); brother of Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy and Sabuptah Ibebi. Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); Tjemat identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; 2) scene (13-1-549 = MFA 13.4331) from wall adjoining autobiographical inscription (13-1-547) depicting Nekhebu spear fishing, standing male figure of Tjemat (facing right, also spear fishing, only partly preserved on one fragment and one block MFA 13.4331.24 + MFA 13.4331.15) in front of Nekhebu, identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Tjemat (in G 2381)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381); brother of Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy and Sabuptah Ibebi. Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); Tjemat identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; 2) scene (13-1-549 = MFA 13.4331) from wall adjoining autobiographical inscription (13-1-547) depicting Nekhebu spear fishing, standing male figure of Tjemat (facing right, also spear fishing, only partly preserved on one fragment and one block MFA 13.4331.24 + MFA 13.4331.15) in front of Nekhebu, identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).
  • Tjemat (in G 2381)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381); brother of Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy and Sabuptah Ibebi. Appears in chapel relief in G 2381: 1) scene (13-1-556d + 13-1-558j = MFA 13.5934) depicting seated figure of Nekhebu (facing right) and two registers of family members and offering bearers (facing left), in lower register Nekhebu's son Tjemat, wife Hatkau, and daughter (unnamed); Tjemat identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; 2) scene (13-1-549 = MFA 13.4331) from wall adjoining autobiographical inscription (13-1-547) depicting Nekhebu spear fishing, standing male figure of Tjemat (facing right, also spear fishing, only partly preserved on one fragment and one block MFA 13.4331.24 + MFA 13.4331.15) in front of Nekhebu, identified as [smr watj mDH nswt] sole companion, royal carpenter; blocks of relief found displaced in Senedjemib Complex court (G 2382).

Modern People