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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Giza Mastabas
  • Year Published
    1980
  • Citation Text
    Simpson, William Kelly. Mastabas of the Western Cemetery, Part 1: Sekhemka (G 1029); Tjetu I (G 2001); Iasen (G 2196); Penmeru (G 2197); Hagy, Nefertjentet, and Herunefer (G 2352/53); Djaty, Tjetu II, and Nimesti (G 2337X, 2343, 2366). Giza Mastabas 4. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1980.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ankhu (in G 2337 X)
    Djati (G 2337 X)
    Djati (in G 2337 X)
    Hagy (G 2352)
    Hedjeret (in G 2337 X)
    Henti (in G 2001)
    Herunefer (G 2353)
    Herunefer (in G 2337 X)
    Herunefer (in G 5511)
    Iasen (G 2196)
    Idu (in G 2001)
    Ikeri (in G 2001)
    Imapepi (in G 2001)
    Ipi (in G 2001)
    Ipi (in G 2001)
    Ipi (in G 2001)
    Irenakhet (in G 2366)
    Iri (in G 2001)
    Iytjentet (in G 2352)
    Kademedj (in G 2337 X)
    Kamerites (in G 2366)
    Kawehem (in G 2337 X)
    Khenit (in G 2337 X)
    Khenmet (in G 2337 X)
    Khufuhetep (in G 2353)
    Khutenba (in G 2337 X)
    Meretites (in G 2196)
    Meretites (in G 2197)
    Meru (in G 2001)
    Meryankh (in G 2196)
    Mesni Tjetu (in G 2001)
    Nebet (in G 2001)
    Nebuhetep (in G 2196)
    Nedjetpet (in G 2353)
    Neferhetep (in G 2197)
    Neferkhent (in G 2366)
    Neferseshemes (in G 2197)
    Nefry (in G 5511)
    Niankhkhufu (in G 2001)
    Nikahep (in G 2352)
    Nimesti (G 2366)
    Nisiptah (in G 2337 X)
    Pehenptah (in G 1029)
    Penmeru (G 2197)
    Ptahsabu (in G 5511)
    Renpetnefret (in G 2337 X)
    Sameseh (in G 2001)
    Sekhemka (G 1029)
    Senbet (in G 2337 X)
    Senedjem (in G 2337 X)
    Seshemnefer (in G 2197)
    Seshemnefer (in G 2197)
    Seshseshet (in G 2337 X)
    Setju (in G 2352)
    Shafet (in G 2337 X)
    Tapehet (in G 2337 X)
    Teti (in G 2337 X)
    Teti (in G 2337 X)
    Tjetu Mesni (in G 2001)
    Tjetu [II] (G 5511)
    Tjetu [I] Kanisut (G 2001)
    Wadjethetep (in G 2001)
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Norman de Garis Davies, British, 1865–1941
  • Author
    William Kelly Simpson, American
  • Publisher
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tombs and Monuments 10

Finds 66

Maps & Plans 41

Drawings 1

Unpublished Documents 2

People 65

Ancient People

  • Ankhu (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (second register, two men butchering cow, figure on right); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Djati (G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2337 X. Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Teti. False door inscribed for Djati, identified as [sAb xrp sSw sHD sSw] juridicial director of scribes and inspector of scribes; in situ in G 2337 X. Also appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (second register), identified as [jmj-r pr sS n sA Hm(w)-kA] steward, scribe of a phyle of ka-priests, (fourth and fifth [bottom] registers), identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; in situ in G 2337 X. Limestone lintel (25-7-1 = MFA 27.446) inscribed for Djati, identified as [tAjtj sAb TAtj jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt jmj-r sSw n a mrr nb=f snDm-jb n(j) Dt=f sAb sHD sSw smAa wDa mdw n wsxt jmj-r pr sS n sA Hmw-kA] chief justice and vizier, overseer of all royal works, overseer of document scribes, beloved of his lord Senedjemib, he who belongs to his funerary estate, juridicial inspector of scribes, verifier of the judgement of the broad hall, steward, scribe of a phyle of ka-priests; also appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (bottom register); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Djati (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). One of two sons identified as "eldest son" of Djati. Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (second register, two men butchering cow, figure on left); found displaced in front of false door.
  • Hagy (G 2352)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2352. Limestone false door (north false door) inscribed for Hagy, identified as [rx nswt wab HqA Hwt jssj Hm-nTr bjkwj-nbw jmj-r sxwt xwfw jmj-r sSrt nt Axt-xwfw jmj-r jHw] royal acquaintance, wab-priest, chief of the chapel of Isesi, priest of the Two Horuses of Gold (Khufu), overseer of the fields of Khufu, overseer of the milk herd of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of cattle; in situ in G 2352.
  • Hedjeret (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (third register, three women facing left carrying offerings, figure on right); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Henti (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Small false door inscribed for Henti (family relationship, if any, not indicated), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 2001 (tomb of Tjetu Kanisut) chapel (= pillared portico) facade south of portico (west wall of court).
  • Herunefer (G 2353)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2353. Chapel entrance door jambs inscribed for Herunefer, identified as [Hm-nTr (...) Hm-nTr xwfw (rx) nswt] priest of ..., priest of Khufu, royal (acquaintance); in situ in G 2353. "Reisner suggests that the builder of the doorway at the north of G 2353 may have been the son or grandson of the owner of G 2352, and that the doorway may even have been moved from G 2352 to the northern mastaba when G 2353 was built. There is nothing, however, in the texts (titles, names, family relationships) from the three inscribed areas [two false doors in G 2352, door jambs in G 2353] to indicate any sort of relationship" (Giza Mastabas 4, pp. 33-34).
  • Herunefer (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, twice on block of relief south of false door (fourth register, vignette on left, figure in bow of boat), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest, (fifth [bottom] register, vignette on left, four male figures facing right, first figure on right, name only partially preserved [hrw(nfr)]); found in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Herunefer (in G 5511)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Tjetu [II] (owner of G 5511). Appears in chapel relief (panel of relief south of false door, second register), identified as [jmj-r sSr] overseer of linen; found in situ in G 5511.
  • Iasen (G 2196)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2196. Architectural elements: chapel outer entrance lintel inscribed for Iasen, identified as [jmj-r sjs xntjw-S pr-aA (jmj-r) Hrjw-a a nw nswt wab nswt sHD wabw xntj-S Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr xwfw] overseer of six palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the authorisations of the royal decrees, royal wab-priest, inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant, secretary, priest of Khufu; drum lintel and south door jamb (name of male figure not preserved on north door jamb) inscribed for Iasen, identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr xwfw rx nswt] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant, secretary, priest of Khufu, royal acquaintance; chapel inner entrance door jambs uninscribed; also appears in chapel relief (north, south, east, and west walls) and rock-cut statue (west wall); in situ in G 2196.
  • Idu (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Nebet. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001), west wall (southernmost panel of relief, bottom register, presentation scene under seated figure of Nebet, first figure on right, carrying haunch of meat); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Ikeri (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (bottom register, presentation scene, second figure from left, carrying bird), identified as [Sps nswt] noble of the king; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Simpson (Giza Mastabas 4, p. 14) suggests brother of Tjetu Kanisut or brother of Tjetu Mesni, who leads this row of offering bearers.
  • Imapepi (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001), south wall (bottom register, presentation scene, third figure from right, carrying tray of offerings and holding leash of calf), identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Ipi (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Nebet. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001), west wall (southernmost panel of relief, bottom register, presentation scene under seated figure of Nebet, last figure on left, carrying birds); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Ipi (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (bottom register, presentation scene, fourth figure from left, carrying basket and holding leash of calf); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Simpson (Giza Mastabas 4, p. 14) suggests brother of Tjetu Kanisut or brother of Tjetu Mesni, who leads this row of offering bearers.
  • Ipi (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door in tomb of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001), central false door inscribed for Wadjethetep (south inner jamb), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Simpson (Giza Mastabas 4, p. 10) suggests she is daughter of Wadjethetep.
  • Irenakhet (in G 2366)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Nimesti (owner of G 2366). One of two sons identified as "eldest son" of Nimesti. Appears on false door inscribed for Nimesti (north jamb, standing before his parents); identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; in situ in G 2366.
  • Iri (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (bottom register, presentation scene, fifth figure from left, carrying tray of offerings and holding leash of gazelle); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Simpson (Giza Mastabas 4, p. 14) suggests brother of Tjetu Kanisut or brother of Tjetu Mesni, who leads this row of offering bearers.
  • Iytjentet (in G 2352)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife(?) of Hagy (owner of G 2352). Name appears on south jamb of south false door (north jamb inscribed for Nikahep), identified as [Hm-nTr (HwtHr) nbt nht Hmt-nTr Nt mHtt jnb] priestess of (Hathor) Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith north of her wall; found in situ in G 2352. Relationship to Nikahep unclear.
  • Kademedj (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f ] his brother) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (fifth [bottom] register, vignette on right, two male figures facing each other, Kademedj offering incense to Djati); found in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Kamerites (in G 2366)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nimesti (owner of G 2366). Appears on false door inscribed for Nimesti; also appears in chapel relief, panels of relief north and south of false door; identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt] priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith; in situ in G 2366 (south panel in situ in 1912, displaced/missing by 1930).
  • Kawehem (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (fourth register, vignette on right, two male figures facing each other, Kawehem offering fowl to Djati); found in situ in G 2337 X. Also appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (fourth register, three men facing left with trays of offerings held aloft in right hand and fowl in left, figure in middle); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Khenit (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (third register, three women facing left carrying offerings, figure in middle); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Khenmet (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in chapel relief in tomb of Djati (owner of G 2337 X), block of relief south of false door (third register, five female figures facing right, two standing, one kneeling kneading bread dough, one kneeling baking bread, one performing part of brewing process, third figure from right, depicted kneeling kneading bread dough), identified as [nDt Hm(t)-kA] miller, ka-priest; found in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Khufuhetep (in G 2353)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Herunefer (owner of G 2353). Appears with his parents on chapel entrance east door jamb, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; in situ in G 2353.
  • Khutenba (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (third register, five female figures facing right, two standing, one kneeling kneading bread dough, one kneeling baking bread, one performing part of brewing process, second figure from right, standing); in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Meretites (in G 2196)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Iasen (owner of G 2196). Appears on chapel outer entrance lintel and south door jamb, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; also appears in chapel relief, east wall; in situ in G 2196.
  • Meretites (in G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Penmeru (owner of G 2197). Testamentary decree of Penmeru (south wall of niche) provides for offerings to be made for Meretites, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2197. Limestone pseudo-group statue (MFA 12.1484) depicting two figures of Penmeru, his wife Meretites, his son Seshemnefer, and his daughter Neferseshemes; Meretites identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in G 2197 serdab.
  • Meru (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Appears in chapel relief, south wall (bottom register, presentation scene, first figure on right, carrying haunch of meat), identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Meryankh (in G 2196)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Iasen (owner of G 2196). Appears in chapel relief, east wall (depicted on smaller scale than standing figures on Iasen and Meretites), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA wab nswt rx nswt] palace attendant of the Great House, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2196.
  • Mesni Tjetu (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son (?) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Mesni, [rn=f nfr] his good name Tjetu, South false door inscribed for Mesni Tjetu (false door tablet originally inscribed for Nebet), identified as [Xrj-tp nswt pr-aA] royal chamberlain of the Great House; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Possibly same individual appearing in presentation scene on north wall (identified there as Tjetu's eldest son, Tjetu, [rn=f nfr] his good name Mesni).
  • Nebet (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother (or another wife?) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). False door inscribed for Nebet, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico) facade north of portico (west wall of court). Also appears in chapel relief, west wall (southernmost panel of relief, south of south false door, depicted seated at offering table); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). South false door tablet apparently originally inscribed for Nebet.
  • Nebuhetep (in G 2196)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship indicated, inscription only partially preserved) on chapel outer entrance north door jamb (standing behind larger male figure, name of male figure not preserved), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2196.
  • Nedjetpet (in G 2353)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Herunefer (owner of G 2353). Appears on chapel entrance east door jamb with her husband, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 2353.
  • Neferhetep (in G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mentioned (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in testamentary decree in tomb of Penmeru (owner of G 2197), south wall of niche, identified as [sn-Dt Hm-kA] brother of the funerary estate, ka-priest; in situ in G 2197.
  • Neferkhent (in G 2366)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Nimesti (owner of G 2366). One of two sons identified as "eldest son" of Nimesti. Appears on false door inscribed for Nimesti (tablet and south jamb); also appears in chapel relief, panel of relief north of false door; identified as [jmj-r sSr] overseer of linen; in situ in G 2366.
  • Neferseshemes (in G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Penmeru (owner of G 2197). Limestone pseudo-group statue (MFA 12.1484) depicting two figures of Penmeru, his wife Meretites, his son Seshemnefer, and his daughter Neferseshemes; found in situ in G 2197 serdab.
  • Nefry (in G 5511)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Tjetu [II] (owner of G 5511). Appears in chapel relief (panel of relief south of false door, boating scene), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 5511.
  • Niankhkhufu (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (bottom register, presentation scene, third figure from left, carrying tray of offerings and holding leash of calf), identified as [Sps nswt jmj-r pr] noble of the king, steward; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Simpson (Giza Mastabas 4, p. 14) suggests brother of Tjetu Kanisut or brother of Tjetu Mesni, who leads this row of offering bearers.
  • Nikahep (in G 2352)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Name appears on north jamb of south false door (south jamb inscribed for Iytjentet), identified as [...Hwt aAt Hm-nTr xwfw xntj Axt-xwfw rx nswt] ...of the Great Estate, priest of Khufu presiding over the pyramid of Khufu, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2352. Relationship to Iytjentet unclear.
  • Nimesti (G 2366)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2366. False door inscribed for Nimesti; also appears in chapel relief, panels of relief north and south of false door; identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr Hm-nTr wab nswt jmj-xt Hmw-kA jmj-r sSr xrp Smsw] royal acquaintance, steward, priest, royal wab-priest, under-supervisor of ka-priests, overseer of linen, director of the followers; in situ in G 2366 (south panel in situ in 1912, displaced/missing by 1930).
  • Nisiptah (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Sister ([snt=f] his sister) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (third register, five female figures facing right, two standing, one kneeling kneading bread dough, one kneeling baking bread, one performing part of brewing process, first figure on right, standing), identified as [Hm(t)-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Pehenptah (in G 1029)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Sekhemka (owner of G 1029). Appears twice in chapel relief, west and east walls (standing in front of figure of his father), identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.
  • Penmeru (G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2197. Testamentary decree of Penmeru (south wall of niche), identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal wab-priest, priest of Menkaure, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 2197. Limestone triad (MFA 12.1504) representing Penmeru in three Ka forms, identified as [rx nswt xrp sH] royal acquaintance, director of the dining hall; limestone pseudo-group statue (MFA 12.1484) depicting two figures of Penmeru, his wife Meretites, his son Seshemnefer, and his daughter Neferseshemes; Penmeru identified as [sHD Hmw-kA rx nswt xrp sH] inspector of ka-priests, royal acquaintance, director of the dining hall; limestone standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43753) depicting two figures of Penmeru; statues found in situ in G 2197 serdab.
  • Ptahsabu (in G 5511)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Tjetu [II] (owner of G 5511). Appears in chapel relief (panel of relief south of false door, lower register), identified as [jmj-r ...] overseer of ...; found in situ in G 5511.
  • Renpetnefret (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw n Xt=f] his eldest son of his body) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). One of two sons identified as "eldest son" of Djati. Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (fifth [bottom] register, Renpetnefret facing right offering incense to Djati and unnamed wife facing left); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Sameseh (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001), south wall (bottom register, presentation scene, second figure from right, carrying birds), identified as [Xrj-Hb] lector-priest; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Sekhemka (G 1029)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1029. False door (south false door) inscribed for Sekhemka; also appears in chapel relief (not all instances inscribed with his name); identified as [Hm-nTr Ra m Sspwjbra Hrj-sStA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre, secretary, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.
  • Senbet (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) in chapel relief in tomb of Djati (owner of G 2337 X), block of relief south of false door (third register, five female figures facing right, two standing, one kneeling kneading bread dough, one kneeling baking bread, one performing part of brewing process, last figure on left depicting brewing), identified as [jtx(w)] brewer; in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Senedjem (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, twice on block of relief south of false door (fourth register, vignette on left, figure in stern of boat; fifth [bottom] register, vignette on left, four male figures facing right, second figure from right); in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Seshemnefer (in G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Penmeru (owner of G 2197). Limestone pseudo-group statue (MFA 12.1484) depicting two figures of Penmeru, his wife Meretites, his son Seshemnefer, and his daughter Neferseshemes; found in situ in G 2197 serdab.
  • Seshemnefer (in G 2197)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mentioned in testamentary decree in tomb of Penmeru (owner of G 2197), south wall of niche, identified as [TAtj Tatj sAb] chief justice, vizier; in situ in G 2197. Possibly to be identified as Seshemnefer [III] (owner of G 5170); not to be confused with Seshemnefer (son of Permeru).
  • Seshseshet (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter (sAt=f] his daughter) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (third register, three women facing left carrying offerings, figure on left); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Setju (in G 2352)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Limestone slab stela (12-12-130 = MFA 13.4341) inscribed for Setju, identified as [mDH sSw nswt mDH mHjt Hm-nTr sSAt wr mDw Sma] craftsman of the royal scribes, craftsman of Mehit, priest of Seshat, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt; found displaced in G 2352 B (probably not originally from G 2352).
  • Shafet (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X); wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Teti. Appears in chapel relief, twice in second register of block of relief south of false door (vignette on right, standing behind her son Djati, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; and vignette on left, Djati facing left offering incense to his parents Teti and Shafet facing right); in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Tapehet (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (fourth register, three men facing left with trays of offerings held aloft in right hand and fowl in left, figure on left); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Teti (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (fourth register, three men facing left with trays of offerings held aloft in right hand and fowl in left, figure on right); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Teti (in G 2337 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Father of Djati (owner of G 2337 X). Appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (second register, vignette on left, Djati facing left offering incense to his parents Teti and Shafet facing right), identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; in situ in G 2337 X.
  • Tjetu Mesni (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Tjetu, [rn=f nfr] his good name Mesni. Appears in chapel relief, north wall (bottom register, presentation scene, first figure on left in row of six male figures facing left, only five named), identified as [xrj-Hb] lector-priest; in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico). Possibly same individual as owner of south false door (identified there as Mesni, [rn=f nfr] his good name Tjetu).
  • Tjetu [II] (G 5511)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 5511. False door inscribed for Tjetu; also appears in chapel relief (panel of relief to south of false door); identified as [jmj-r DfA nb jmj-r pr-Sna smjt jmntt] overseer of all provisioning, overseer of the storehouse of the western cemetery; found in situ in G 5511. Possibly same individual as Tjetu (in G 2338).
  • Tjetu [I] Kanisut (G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2001. Tjetu, [rn=f nfr] his good name Kanisut. Architectural elements, including architrave and pillars of pillared portico, and north false door inscribed for Tjetu, identified as [jmj-r njwt Axt-xwfw sHD wabw Axt-xwfw Xrj-tp nswt pr-aA smr watj Xrj-Hb jmj-r Xntjw-S] overseer of the pyramid-town of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khufu, royal chamberlain of the Great House, sole companion, lector-priest, overseer of the palace attendants; also appears in chapel relief (north, west, south walls); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).
  • Wadjethetep (in G 2001)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife (?) of Tjetu Kanisut (owner of G 2001). Central false door inscribed for Wadjethetep (also known as Hetep), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr Nt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Neith, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; also appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief south of central false door, depicted standing behind Tjetu, identified as Hetep); in situ in G 2001 chapel (= pillared portico).

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Norman de Garis Davies

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1865–1941
    • Remarks Egyptologist; husband of Nina de Garis Davies. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • William Kelly Simpson

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American

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