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Two lintels inscribed for Wenui (name appears to be spelled Weni on smaller raised relief lintel) found displaced in G 2465 chapel

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A8340_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 2465
  • Date
    03/01/1940
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem: names need confirmation; also provenance questionable, see B9227, where upper lintel is visible in background, to SW of G 2465 chapel entrance
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
  • Tomb Owner
    Wenui (G 2465)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2465

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Wenui (G 2465)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2465. Appears seated at offering table on false door tablet, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, palace attendant of the Great House; and on chapel entrance west door jamb (name only partially preserved), identified as [... xntj-S pr-aA] ... palace attendant of the Great House; also appears in chapel relief (inscription not preserved); in situ in G 2465. Limestone lintel (sunk relief) inscribed for Wenui, identified as [... sHD jrjw xtmt (pr-aA) xntj-S pr-aA jmj-r xntjw-S] ... inspector of those who are in charge of sealed goods (of the Great House), palace attendant of the Great House, overseer of palace attendants; limestone lintel (raised relief) inscribed for Wenui (name appears to be spelled Weni), identified as [rx nswt sHD jrjw xtmt pr-aA jmj-xt xntjw-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of those who are in charge of sealed goods of the Great House, under-supervisor of palace attendants of the Great House; both lintels found in debris of G 2465 chapel.

Modern People