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Cemetery G 2100: G 2110, Nefer, chapel, W wall, S end, relief (raised relief, detail, head of seated figure of Wenankhes), looking W

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_AAW597
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 2110
  • Date
    August 1989
  • Photographer
    Peter Der Manuelian, 1959–
  • Attested
    Wenankhes (in G 2110)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Wenankhes (in G 2110)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Wife of Nefer (owner of G 2110). Appears in chapel relief (south, west, and east walls; not all instances with inscription preserved); in situ in G 2110. Displaced fragments of relief (three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2 = MFA 31.780), upper part of standing figures of Nefer and Wenankhes, identified as [rxt nswt mjtrt] royal acquaintance, mitret; originally from G 2100, south wall of chapel (lower part of figures still in situ). Name reconstructed from partially in situ scene of seated couple on west wall of chapel, supplemented by fragments with rest of wife's name; one (unregistered) in expedition photo B8335, other now in Birmingham Museum of Art (England) 1957A 241 (see: Reisner, Giza Necropolis I, fig. 241, and Fischer, Varia, pp. 31-32, pl. VIII fig. 7, fig. 8). Name incorrectly reconstructed by Reisner as Meresankh.

Modern People

  • Peter Der Manuelian

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates 1959–
    • Remarks Giza Archives Project Director, 2000-2011; Giza Project at Harvard Director, 2011-present.