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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Excavations at Gîza
  • Year Published
    1936
  • Citation Text
    Hassan, Selim. Excavations at Gîza 2: 1930-1931. Cairo: Faculty of Arts of the Egyptian University & Government Press, 1936.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Adjheret (in G 8957)
    Akhenneb (in G 8981)
    Ankhirptah(?) (in G 8882)
    Ankhkas (in G 8983)
    Anonymous 1 (G 8993)
    Atjetkau (in G 8983)
    Bak (in G 8882)
    Bauwer (in G 8882)
    Dag (G 8975)
    Dedshepses(?) (in G 8882)
    Djefatka (in G 8983)
    H[...] (in G 8981)
    Hathornefer (in G 8983)
    Hebti (in G 8981)
    Heken (in G 8983)
    Henutsen (in G 8950)
    Hepetka (in G 8983)
    Hetep (in G 8981)
    Hetepheres (in G 8983)
    Hetepheres Khenut (in G 8900)
    Hetepnefret (in G 8983)
    Hy (in G 8957)
    Hy (in G 8981)
    Ibi (in G 8882)
    Ifimery (in G 8817)
    Inba (in G 8882)
    Inkaf (in G 8882)
    Iretankh[...] (in G 8981)
    Isesiankh (in G 8975)
    Isutkau (in G 8983)
    Iti (in G 8960)
    Iti (in G 8981)
    Iufenankh (in G 8816)
    Iufenankh (in G 8981)
    Iydjefa (in G 8983)
    Iyemhetep (in G 8983)
    Kaaper (G 8853)
    Kaemhat (in G 8983)
    Kaemnefret (G 8993)
    Kaemnefret (G 8993)
    Kaemrehu (in G 8957)
    Kahep (in G 8975)
    Kakhernisut (G 8974)
    Kapa (in G 8882)
    Kares (in G 8983)
    Katjesu (in G 8882)
    Kauhas (in G 8983)
    Kaunisut (G 8960)
    Khamerernebty [II] (G 8978 & G III-a)
    Khent (in G 8957)
    Khentetka (in G 8983)
    Khenu (G 8816)
    Khenu (in G 8882)
    Khenut (in G 8981)
    Khnumdjefa (in G 8975)
    Khuenptah (in G 8974)
    Khui (in G 8957)
    Khuwinefer (in G 8983)
    Ma (in G 8882)
    Ma[...] (in G 8981)
    Mereri (in G 8957)
    Meresankh (in G 8882)
    Meresankh (in G 8950)
    Meresihi (in G 8981)
    Meriy (in G 8983)
    Merka (in G 8960)
    Merptah (in G 8960)
    Mery (in G 8957)
    Nebuef (in G 8882)
    Nefer (in G 8960)
    Neferefreankh (in G 8882)
    Neferesris (G 8900)
    Neferherenptah (in G 8882)
    Neferhetepes (in G 8983)
    Neferhetepes (in G 8983)
    Nefersedjem (in G 8882)
    Nefertjes (in G 8882)
    Nefret (in G 8983)
    Nefretnisut (G 8957)
    Nefretnisut-nedjes (in G 8957)
    Niankhka (in G 8983)
    Niankhptah (in G 8957)
    Niankhre (G 8981)
    Niankhre (in G 8981)
    Nihep (in G 8975)
    Nikauptah (in G 8975)
    Nikaure (in G 8975)
    Nimaatre (G 8900)
    Nimaatre (in G 8900)
    Nisu-usert (G 8981)
    Nisubak (in G 8975)
    Nisuhenu (in G 8957)
    Nisuked (G 8950)
    Nisutptah (in G 8817)
    Nu (in G 8981)
    Nyankhkhnum (in G 8983)
    Pekh[...] (in G 8974)
    Perenka (in G 8957)
    Perneb (in G 8975)
    Ptahaperef (in G 8900)
    Ptahhetep (in G 8882)
    Ptahshepses (in G 8817)
    Rahay (in G 8882)
    Rawer (G 8988)
    Rawerwy (in G 8983)
    Redinu (in G 8882)
    Remenuka Imi (G 8817)
    Sankhet (in G 8983)
    Sankhptah (in G 8993)
    Sankhu (in G 8993)
    Satka (in G 8983)
    Sau (in G 8960)
    Sekhem[...] (in G 8981)
    Sekhem[...] (in G 8981)
    Sekhemankhptah (G 8981)
    Sekhemankhptah (in G 8981)
    Sekhentiu (in G 8882)
    Semdetet (in G 8950)
    Semerka (in G 8993)
    Senenuankh (in G 8817)
    Sensen (in G 8974)
    Seti (in G 8950)
    Shepseskafankh (G 8983)
    Shepseskafankh (in G 8960)
    Shepsesptah (in G 8976)
    Shepsesptah (in G 8981)
    Sokarhetep (in G 8983)
    Tjenteti (in G 8981)
    Tjenti (in G 8882)
    Tjenti (in G 8950)
    Tjenti (in G 8981)
    Tjeset (in G 8974)
    Tjeteti (in G 8975)
    Wadjedef (in G 8983)
    Wadjpekhes (in G 8974)
    Warehu (in G 8957)
    Washptah (G 8976)
    Washptah (in G 8976)
    Wemtetka (in G 8976)
    Wemtetka (in G 8976)
    Wepemnefret Wep (G 8882)
    Weretka (in G 8960)
    Werta (in G 8882)
    Wetetj-hetep (G 8980)
    [...]djetptah (in G 8976)
    [...]hi (in G 8981)
    [...]i (in G 8957)
    [...]khi (in G 8882)
  • Publisher
    Faculty of Arts, Egyptian University
    Government Press
  • Author
    Selim Hassan (Bey), Egyptian, 1886–1961

Tombs and Monuments 23

  • Central Field

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8740

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8816

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8817

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8853

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8882

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8887

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8893

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8894

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8900

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8926

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8950

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8957

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8960

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8970

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8974

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8975

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8976

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8980

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8981

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8983

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8993

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • Giza Plateau

    • Site Name Giza

People 149

Ancient People

  • Adjheret (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on northern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957), identified as [Hmt-kA] ka-priestess; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Akhenneb (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (third register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Ankhirptah(?) (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable owner of damaged false door, appears (name and figure only partially preserved) on false door tablet; found displaced in debris of shaft 374 in G 8882.
  • Ankhkas (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears fifth from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Anonymous 1 (G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of east tomb in G 8993 (Kaemnefret Complex). Unknown member of Kaemnefret family. No name preserved on entrance lintel, inscribed for [Hrj-sStA n Wda-mdw sS jrj jaH jmj-r pr-Haww jmj-r pr Sjj] secretary of judgements, scribe connected with the moon, overseer of the house of boats, steward of Shy; found displaced in debris of courtyard of G 8993 east tomb.
  • Atjetkau (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears sixth from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Bak (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (fourth register, first from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [Hmwtj] craftsman; in situ in G 8882.
  • Bauwer (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (seventh register, at left) sharpening adze on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identified as [fnx] carpenter; in situ in G 8882.
  • Dag (G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8975. Apparently Dag (dng) = the dwarf. Appears on lintel and northern inner jamb of false door inscribed for wife Tjeteti, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt Hm-nTr Xnmw-xwfw] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Khnum-khufu; in situ in chapel of G 8975. Architrave in western wall of southern chapel inscribed for Dag, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in southern chapel of G 8975.
  • Dedshepses(?) (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (sixth register, at right) pouring beer on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882); in situ in G 8882.
  • Djefatka (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears third from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • H[...] (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (second register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Hathornefer (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, behind her mother); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Hebti (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Niankhre (co-owner of G 8981 with Nisu-usert and Sekhemankhptah). Appears on southern jamb of southern false door inscribed for Niankhre, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Heken (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears kneeling in chapel relief (west wall); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Henutsen (in G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Nisuked (owner of G 8950). Appears on southern jamb of second false door from north; in situ in chapel of G 8950.
  • Hepetka (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears second from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Hetep (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on northern outer jamb (second register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Hetepheres (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears standing with her sisters in chapel relief (west wall); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Hetepheres Khenut (in G 8900)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Nimaatre (co-owner of G 8900). False door and lintel inscribed for Hetepheres Khenut, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt nbt mrwt rxt nswt] priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith, possessor of love, royal acquaintance; in situ in facade in G 8900. Also appears standing with her husband in chapel reliefs (entrance reveals); in situ in south chapel of G 8900.
  • Hetepnefret (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable daughter of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Hy (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in central niche of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957), identified as [Hmt-kA] ka-priestess; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Hy (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (family relationship, if any, unrecorded) on limestone architrave above false doors in west wall of chapel; in situ in G 8981.
  • Ibi (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882). Appears on chapel entrance jambs before his parents (called Khure on southern jamb and Ibi [name only partially preserved] on northern jamb), identified on both as [Xrj-Hb sS mDAt-nTr] lector-priest, scribe of the divine book; in situ in G 8882. Entrance architrave and drum inscribed for Ibi, identified as [Xrj-Hb sS mDAt-nTr Hrj-sStA] lector-priest, scribe of the divine book, secretary; architrave in situ, drum found fallen before entrance to chapel of Ibi in G 8882. Also appears in chapel relief on eastern wall before his father; in situ in chapel of Ibi in G 8882.
  • Ifimery (in G 8817)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Female relative of Remenuka Imi. Appears on limestone slab with Remenuka and Ptahshepses, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found reused in shaft 274 of G 8817.
  • Inba (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (fourth register, fourth from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [xrp qdw] director of builders; in situ in G 8882.
  • Inkaf (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (sixth register, on right side) holding jar on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882); in situ in G 8882.
  • Iretankh[...] (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (family relationship, if any, unrecorded) on limestone architrave above false doors in west wall of chapel (name only partially preserved), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; in situ in G 8981.
  • Isesiankh (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship to Dag (owner of G 8975) unclear. Northern false door and lintel above it inscribed for Isesiankh, identified as [rx nswt sHD Hmw-kA sS] royal acquaintance, inspector of ka-priests, scribe; in situ in chapel of G 8975.
  • Isutkau (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears first in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Iti (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on left jamb of southern chapel entrance (top register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8960.
  • Iti (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Shepsesptah (possible son of Nisu-usert, co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (top register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Iufenankh (in G 8816)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Khenu (owner of G 8816). Mentioned on northern false door (southern inner jamb) inscribed for Khenu, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr] priestess of Hathor; in situ in chapel of G 8816.
  • Iufenankh (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (bottom register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Iydjefa (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, behind his father); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Iyemhetep (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, in front of his father); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Kaaper (G 8853)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8853. Entrance architrave inscribed for Kaaper, identified as [rx nswt sHd n srw nj-nst-xntt wDa-mdw m Hwt(-wrt) wD-mdw n Hrjw-wDbw jmj-r mSa jmj-r Snwt jmj-r srw] royal acquaintance, inspector of officials, preeminent of place, arbitrator in the (Great) Court, commander of the masters of reversion-offerings, expedition leader, overseer of the granary, overseer of officials; in situ in G 8853.
  • Kaemhat (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Wadjedef (father of Shepseskafankh [owner of G 8983]). Appears in chapel relief (west wall, behind his father), identified as [sS] scribe; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Kaemnefret (G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of south tomb in G 8993 (Kaemnefret Complex). Father of Kaemnefret (owner of north tomb in G 8993). Outer faces, jambs and broken drum of tomb entrance inscribed for Kaemnefret, identified as [Hm-nTr (Hr-jnpw) xntj pr Smswt (aD-mr) Hr (sbA) xntj pt smr watj xrp aH] priest of (Horus-Anubis) who presides over the suite, (administrator) of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', sole companion, director of the palace; all found in situ in G 8993 south tomb, except for drum found in debris. Chapel entrance lintel, jambs and reveals, and drum inscribed for Kaemnefret, identified as [smr watj xrp aH Hrj-tp nxb xw-a HqA BAt xrp hATs km(?) aD-mr wHaw jmj-r pHw Hrj-tp DAt jmj-jb n nb=f Hrj-wDbw m Hwt-anx] sole companion, director of the palace, chief of Nekheb, protector, chief of Bat, controller of the black pot(?), administrator of the fleet, overseer of marshlands, supervisor of linen, he who is in the heart of his lord, master of reversion-offerings in the Mansion of Life; in situ in G 8993 south tomb.
  • Kaemnefret (G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of north tomb in G 8993 (Kaemnefret Complex). Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kaemnefret (owner of south tomb in G 8993). Chapel entrance jambs and drum inscribed for Kaemnefret; in situ in G 8993 north tomb. Fragments of relief probably inscribed for Kaemnefret, identified as [...m Hwt srqt...wr-xafra Hrj-tp nswt] ...in the temple of Selket, ...the pyramid of Khafre, royal chamberlain; found in debris of G 8993 north tomb. Fragments of alabaster offering table possibly inscribed for Kaemnefret, identified as [sHD sSw sA wr Hrj-sStA...] inspector of scribes of the phyle 'wer', secretary...; found in debris of shaft 162. Fragment of alabaster offering table possibly inscribed for Kaemnefret, identified as [(Hrj-)sStA n pr-dwAt] (secretary of) the House of Morning; found in debris of burial chamber of shaft 213. Appears (figure only partially preserved) on outer faces of tomb entrance inscribed for his father Kaemnefret (owner of south tomb in G 8993 [Kaemnefret Complex]); identified as [(Hrj-sStA n) pr-dwAt] (secretary of) the House of Morning; found in situ in G 8993 south tomb. Also appears (figure and inscription damaged) standing in front of his father on left reveal of chapel entrance; found in situ in G 8993 south tomb.
  • Kaemrehu (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Grandson ([sA sAt=f] son of his daughter) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on southern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Kahep (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son(?) of Dag (owner of G 8975). Appears on northern outer jamb of false door inscribed for Dag's wife Tjeteti, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in chapel of G 8975.
  • Kakhernisut (G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8974. Entrance lintel inscribed for Kakhernisut, identified as [sm xrp SnDt Hm-kA n Dt smr watj rawr jr-ant] sem-priest, director of the kilt, ka-priest of the endowment of sole companion Rawer, manicurist; found in front of entrance of G 8974.
  • Kapa (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (fourth register, second from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [jmntj] westerner(?); in situ in G 8882.
  • Kares (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible elder son of Wadjedef (father of Shepseskafankh [owner of G 8983]). Appears in chapel relief (west wall, behind Neferhetepes), identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, steward, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Katjesu (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (second register, third from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [qdw] sculptor; in situ in G 8882.
  • Kauhas (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears seventh from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Kaunisut (G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8960. Northern false door inscribed for Kaunisut, identified as [jmj-xnt xrp jrw Sn xrp aH jrj nfr-HAt Hrj-sStA jmj-r js] he who is in the forecourt, director of hairdressers, director of the palace, keeper of the diadem, secretary, overseer of the is-chamber; in situ in G 8960. Also appears on southern entrance door jambs and drum, identified (on drum) as [jmj-xnt Hm-nTr nxbt Hm-nTr wADt jrj nfr-HAt xrp jrw Sn] he who is in the forecourt, priest of Nekhbet, priest of Wadjet, keeper of the diadem, director of hairdressers; in situ in G 8960.
  • Khamerernebty [II] (G 8978 & G III-a)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Menkaure, daughter of Khafre and Khamerernebty [I]. Identified on entrance lintel as [sAt nswt nt Xt=f Hmt nswt mAAt Hr StX] king's daughter of his body, king's wife, seer of Horus and Seth; found above entrance to G 8978, possibly not in situ. Two uninscribed statues: one fragmentary wearing pleated robe (JE 48828), the other seated (JE 48856), probably represent Khamerernebty II (or possibly her mother Khamerernebty I); JE 48828 found in serdab ("room B") of G 8978, JE 48856 found in pillared outer hall ("room C") of G 8978. Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Khuenre (owner of MQ 1). Appears in chapel relief, south wall (seated before her son), identified as [mAAt Hr StX wrt Hts xrpt sSmtjw SnDt Hmt nswt sAt nswt smswt] seer of Horus and Seth, great one of the hetes-scepter, directress of the butchers of the "Acacia House," king's wife, king's eldest daughter; in situ in Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 1 = MQ 137. Also mentioned on entrance lintel of Washptah (owner of G 8976), identified as [sAt smswt nswt nt Xt=f mAAt Hr StX wrt Hts Hmt nswt] king's eldest daughter of his body, seer of Horus and Seth, great one of the hetes-scepter, king's wife; in situ in G 8976.
  • Khent (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on northern inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957); found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Khentetka (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears fourth from right in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Khenu (G 8816)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8816. Entrance lintel and drum inscribed for Khenu, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra sHD Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Menkaure, inspector of ka-priests; found broken in debris behind entrance of G 8816. Northern and southern false doors inscribed for Khenu; in situ in chapel of G 8816. Appears in chapel relief (south wall), identified as [(jmj-r) pr] steward; found broken into fragments in chapel of G 8816.
  • Khenu (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (third register, second from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [qstj] sculptor; in situ in G 8882.
  • Khenut (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Sekhemankhptah (co-owner of G 8981 with Nisu-usert and Niankhre). Appears with her husband on right door jamb reveal of entrance, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8981.
  • Khnumdjefa (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship to Dag (owner of G 8975) unclear. Central false door inscribed for Khnumdjefa, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests, steward; in situ in chapel of G 8975.
  • Khuenptah (in G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Kakhernisut (owner of G 8974). Appears (southern outer jamb) on southern false door of northern half of chapel, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in chapel of G 8974. Limestone seated statue inscribed for Khuenptah, identified as [jmj-xt Hmw-kA Hm-kA] under-supervisor of ka-priests, ka-priest; statue body found in serdab of G 8974 (head found in debris south of mastaba).
  • Khui (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on northern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Khuwinefer (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears last in lower register of west wall of G 8983 chapel (relation to tomb owner's family, if any, unspecified); in situ in G 8983.
  • Ma (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (top register, third from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [jdw] youth; in situ in G 8882.
  • Ma[...] (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on northern outer jamb (top register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Mereri (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on northern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Meresankh (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882). Appears on lintel and jambs of chapel entrance, identified as [sAt nswt] king's daughter; in situ in G 8882. Five uninscribed statues (four limestone [JE 72214-72217], one broken red granite) probably depict Meresankh; all found in serdab of G 8882, except body of granite statue found in debris of vestibule.
  • Meresankh (in G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Tjenti, brother(?) of Nisuked (owner of G 8950). Appears seated with her husband on false door panel; found displaced in debris of chapel, originally probably from one of the four false doors in G 8950.
  • Meresihi (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on left door jamb reveal of entrance with her husband, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8981. Also appears on tablet and southern jamb of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Meriy (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, in front of her mother); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Merka (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on left jamb of southern chapel entrance (top register), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 8960.
  • Merptah (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on left jamb of southern chapel entrance (bottom register), carrying basin and ewer; in situ in G 8960.
  • Mery (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on southern inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957), identified as [Hmt-kA] ka-priestess; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Nebuef (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (seventh register, at left) holding oar on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identified as [fnx] carpenter; in situ in G 8882.
  • Nefer (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (figure only partially preserved) on left jamb of southern chapel entrance (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8960.
  • Neferefreankh (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (seventh register, center) polishing door on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identified as [mDH] carpenter; in situ in G 8882.
  • Neferesris (G 8900)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Female of unknown relationship (mother?) to Nimaatre and co-owner of G 8900. Chapel entrance architrave and door jamb reveals inscribed for Neferesris, identified as [Xkrt nswt watt jmjt-r xnr n nswt jmjt-r sxmx-jb] sole royal ornament, overseer of the king's harem, overseer of entertainment; in situ in north chapel of G 8900. False door inscribed for Neferesris, identified as [mAAt nfrw n nb=s ra nb Xkrt nswt jmj-r sxmx-jb nb nfr n nswt jmj-r jbAw n nswt sxmx-jb n bjtj m swt=f nb] beholder of her lord's perfection daily, royal ornament, overseer of every good entertainment for the king, overseer of dancers of the king, she who gladdens the heart of the king of Lower Egypt in all his places; in situ in north chapel of G 8900.
  • Neferherenptah (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (top register, first from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [swnw] physician; in situ in G 8882.
  • Neferhetepes (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears twice in chapel relief of west wall (behind her mother and standing with her sisters); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Neferhetepes (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Wadjedef. Appears with family in chapel relief (west wall), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Nefersedjem (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (top register, second from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [jmj-r pr] steward; in situ in G 8882.
  • Nefertjes (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (second register, first from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [swnw jrtj] eye physician; in situ in G 8882.
  • Nefret (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears kneeling in chapel relief (west wall); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Nefretnisut (G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8957. Northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut, identified as [rx nswt sHD xntjw-S sHD xntjw-S n pr-aA] royal acquaintance, inspector of palace attendants, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Nefretnisut-nedjes (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on northern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Niankhka (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kares. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, in front of his father); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Niankhptah (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on southern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Niankhre (G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Co-owner(?) of G 8981 with Nisu-usert and Sekhemankhptah. Southern false door inscribed for Niankhre, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r jswt] royal acquaintance, overseer of gangs; in situ in chapel of G 8981. May possibly be same individual that appears on northern outer jamb (bottom register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert.
  • Niankhre (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on northern outer jamb (bottom register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981. May possibly be same individual as owner of southern false door.
  • Nihep (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship to Dag (owner of G 8975) unknown. Offering table inscribed for Nihap, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of southern chapel of G 8975.
  • Nikauptah (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Khnumdjefa and Nisubak. Appears on southern outer jamb of central false door inscribed for Khnumdjefa, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8975 chapel.
  • Nikaure (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Khnumdjefa and Nisubak. Appears on northern outer jamb of central false door inscribed for Khnumdjefa, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8975 chapel.
  • Nimaatre (G 8900)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Co-owner (with Neferesris) of G 8900. Chapel entrance architrave, door jambs and reveals inscribed for Nimaatre, identified as [jmj-r Hst pr-aA xrp tjs bjtj jmj-r sxmx-jb nb nfr m Xnw StAw pr-aA] overseer of singing in the Great House, director of companions(?) of the king of Lower Egypt, overseer of every good entertainment in the secret interior of the Great House; in situ in south chapel of G 8900. Interior chapel architrave and pillars inscribed for Nimaatre, identified as [jmj-r sxmx-jb nb nfr stp-sA Xr(-tp) st nswt smr-pr Hrj-sStA jmj-jb n nb=f ra nb] overseer of every good entertainment, bodyguard of the throne of the king, companion of the house, secretary, he who is in the heart of his lord every day; in situ in south chapel of G 8900. False door and lintel inscribed for Nimaatre, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr ra m Sspjbra wab mnswt-njwsrra] royal wab-priest, pnest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre, wab-priest of the pyramid of Niuserre; also appears in damaged chapel relief (southern, eastern and western walls); in situ in south chapel of G 8900.
  • Nimaatre (in G 8900)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA] son) of Nimaatre (co-owner of G 8900). Appears standing before his parents in chapel relief (northern entrance reveal), identified as [xntj-S] palace attendant; in situ in south chapel of G 8900.
  • Nisu-usert (G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre. Appears with wife Meresihi on left door jamb reveal of entrance, identified as [rx nswt xrp sH] royal acquaintance, director of the dining hall; in situ in G 8981. Central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert, identified as [rx nswt xrp sH] royal acquaintance, director of the dining hall; also appears on limestone architrave above false doors in west wall of chapel, identified as [xrp sH] director of the dining hall; both in situ in G 8981 chapel. White limestone seated statue inscribed for Nisu-usert, identified as [xrp sH n nb=f] director of the dining hall of his lord; found displaced in front of chapel of G 8981, originally probably from destroyed serdab behind false door of Nisu-usert.
  • Nisubak (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Khnumdjefa. Appears on northern inner jamb of central false door inscribed for Khnumdjefa, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8975 chapel.
  • Nisuhenu (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on tablet and northern inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut, identified as [rxt nswt jmAxwt xr Nt] royal acquaintance, revered before Neith; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Nisuked (G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8950. Headless limestone standing statue of Nisuked, identified as [rx nswt jmAx sS Tst gs 4 Hmwtjw] royal acquaintance, revered, scribe of the troop of four gangs of craftsmen; found in situ in serdab of G 8950. May appear seated with his wife on two false door panels (inscriptions not preserved): at an offering table on one and before his brother(?) Tjenti on the other; both panels found displaced in debris of chapel, originally probably from two of the four false doors in G 8950.
  • Nisutptah (in G 8817)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Remenuka Imi (owner of G 8817). Appears in relief (south of false door of Remenuka) offering haunch of beef, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 8817.
  • Nu (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying foreleg of bull in chapel relief (south wall), identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8981.
  • Nyankhkhnum (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears in chapel relief (west wall), identified as [sS Hm-kA] scribe, ka-priest; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Pekh[...] (in G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Kakhernisut (owner of G 8974). Appears (northern inner jamb, bottom register) on southern false door of northern half of chapel (name and figure only partially preserved); in situ in chapel of G 8974.
  • Perenka (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Nisukhenu, wife of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears on northern inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Perneb (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship to Dag (owner of G 8975) unknown. Limestone standing statue of Perneb, identified as [smsw pr] elder of the house; found in serdab(?) of G 8975.
  • Ptahaperef (in G 8900)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Nimaatre (co-owner of G 8900). Appears standing before his parents in chapel relief (southern entrance reveal), identified as [Hs pr-aA] singer of the Great House, and on southern pillar (east face), identified as [sHD n Hmwtjw pr-aA] inspector of craftsmen of the Great House; in situ in south chapel of G 8900.
  • Ptahhetep (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (fourth register, third from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8882.
  • Ptahshepses (in G 8817)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Male relative of Remenuka Imi. Appears on limestone slab with Remenuka and Ifimery, identified as [jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of palace attendants of the Great House; found reused in shaft 274 of G 8817.
  • Rahay (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (third register, first from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [sS qdwt] draughtsman; in situ in G 8882.
  • Rawer (G 8988)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8988. Son of Itisen and Hetepheres. Entrance architrave, lintel and facade inscribed for Rawer, identified as [smr watj Hrj-tp nxb Hm-nTr Hr-jnpw xntj pr Smswt watj aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt sm xrp SnDt xt mnw xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr(-dwAt) Xrj-Hb wa m wrw Hb xrp Hwwt nt mw aD-mr dp Hm-nTr wADt jrj nfr-HAt] sole companion, chief of Nekheb, priest of Horus-Anubis who presides solely over the suite, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', sem-priest, director of the kilt, khet-priest of Min, director of the palace, secretary of the House (of Morning), lector-priest, sole one of the great ones of the festival, director of mansions of mu-textiles(?), administrator of Dep, priest of Wadjet, keeper of the diadem; facade in situ, lintel and architrave fallen in front of entrance to G 8988. Inner door jambs inscribed for Rawer, identified as [jmj-r Xkrw nswt n jswj overseer of the king's ornaments in the two chambers; in situ in G 8988. Inscription along top of eastern wall of serdab 14 with titles [Hm-nTr nxbt Hm-ntr wADt smr watj n(j) mrwt] priest of Nekhbet, priest of Wadjet, sole companion, possessor of love; in situ in G 8988. Rawer appears on alabaster panel (JE 66626) in niche 14, identified as [Hrj-sStA n mdw-nTr] secretary of the sacred writings; in situ in G 8988. Inscribed limestone slab with title [Hm-nTr wADt p dp] priest of Wadjet in Pe and Dep; found displaced in G 8988. Inscribed limestone slab with title [jmj-r wabt] overseer of the wabet; found fallen from wall of first chamber of eastern passage in G 8988. Life-size limestone statue of Rawer, inscribed [jrj nfr-HAt (smsw?) wxrt aAt jr Sn nswt] keeper of the diadem, (elder?) of the great shipyard, royal hairdresser; found in back of second chamber of eastern passage in G 8988. Life-size limestone statue of Rawer, inscribed [jmj-jb n nb=f Hrj-sStA n nswt] he who is in the heart of his lord, secretary of the king; found in situ in serdab 12 of G 8988, along with limestone relief of biographical inscription (JE 66682). A large number of other inscribed statues and fragments of Rawer and his family found throughout G 8988 (including JE 66615, a quartzite "pseudo-group" statue of Rawer, and JE 66625, a limestone statue head of Rawer).
  • Rawerwy (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983) and Sankhet. Appears twice in chapel relief (west wall, in front of his father and south wall, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Redinu (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (second register, second from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; in situ in G 8882.
  • Remenuka Imi (G 8817)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8817. False door, architrave and lintel inscribed for Remenuka (his good name [rn=f nfr] Imi), identified as [mnjw Tntt xrp mrw sHD Hmw-nTr mnkAwra sHD wabw mnkAwra (jmj-r) Hmw-nTr (HwtHr) nbt jwnt n smA-tAwj] herdsman of Tjentet-cattle, director of the pastures, inspector of priests of Menkaure, inspector of wab-priests of Menkaure, (overseer of) priests of (Hathor) Mistress-of-Dendera and of the Uniter of the Two Lands; false door in situ in G 8817, architrave and lintel found broken and reused in shaft 272 (G 8832). Limestone slab depicting Remenuka, identified as [sHD Hmw-nTr nTrj-mnkAwra] inspector of priests of the pyramid of Menkaure; found reused in shaft 274 of G 8817.
  • Sankhet (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983). Mentioned on north outer jamb of central false door of Shepseskafankh, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in chapel of G 8983. Also appears with her husband and children in chapel relief (west wall, name not preserved); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Sankhptah (in G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears offering strips of linen on left outer face of tomb entrance inscribed for Kaemnefret (owner of south tomb in G 8993 [Kaemnefret Complex]), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in G 8993 south tomb.
  • Sankhu (in G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (figure only partially preserved) on left outer face of tomb entrance inscribed for Kaemnefret (owner of south tomb in G 8993 [Kaemnefret Complex]), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; found in situ in G 8993 south tomb.
  • Satka (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Neferhetepes (mother of Shepseskafankh [owner of G 8983]). Appears in chapel relief (west wall, in front of her mother); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Sau (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on left jamb of southern chapel entrance (bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8960.
  • Sekhem[...] (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (second register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Sekhem[...] (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (bottom register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981. May possibly be same individual as owner of northern false door.
  • Sekhemankhptah (G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Co-owner of G 8981 with Nisu-usert and Niankhre. Appears with wife Khenut on entrance drum and right door jamb reveal of entrance, identified in both places as [rx nswt sHD Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, inspector of ka-priests; in situ in G 8981. Northern false door inscribed for Sekhemankhptah, identified as [wab nswt xrp sH jmj-xt Hmw-kA n sbAtjw nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra] royal wab-priest, director of the dining hall, under-supervisor of ka-priests of the royal instructors, priest of Menkaure; in situ in chapel of G 8981. May possibly be same individual that appears on southern outer jamb (bottom register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert.
  • Sekhemankhptah (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying offering tray in chapel relief (south wall); in situ in G 8981.
  • Sekhentiu (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (third register, fourth from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [wt jnpw] embalmer of Anubis; in situ in G 8882.
  • Semdetet (in G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Nisuked (owner of G 8950). Appears on southern jamb of second false door from north; in situ in chapel of G 8950.
  • Semerka (in G 8993)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears offering ewer and basin on left outer face of tomb entrance inscribed for Kaemnefret (owner of south tomb in G 8993 [Kaemnefret Complex]), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in G 8993 south tomb.
  • Senenuankh (in G 8817)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Remenuka Imi (owner of G 8817). Appears in relief (south of false door of Remenuka) offering bird, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 8817.
  • Sensen (in G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Kakhernisut (owner of G 8974). Appears (southern inner jamb, middle register) on southern false door of northern half of chapel; in situ in chapel of G 8974.
  • Seti (in G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Nisuked (owner of G 8950). Appears on southern jamb of southernmost false door; in situ in chapel of G 8950.
  • Shepseskafankh (G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8983. Son of Wadjedef and Neferhetepes. Entrance lintel inscribed for Shepseskafankh, identified as [rx nswt Hrj-tp nxb Hm-nTr xafra wab nswt sAw srqt pr-aA jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, chief of Nekheb, priest of Khafre, royal wab-priest, magician of Selket of the Great House, overseer of ka-priests; found fallen before entrance to G 8983. Three false doors in chapel: 1) inscribed for Shepseskafankh Seskare (with the title [sAb] judge, who may be the same individual as Shepseskafankh or perhaps his grandfather or other relation); 2) inscribed for Shepseskafankh, identified as [rx nswt sAw srqt pr-aA wab nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, magician of Selket of the Great House, royal wab-priest, overseer of ka-priests; 3) inscribed for Shepseskafankh, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xafra sAw srqt pr-aA rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal wab-priest, priest of Khafre, magician of Selket of the Great House, royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in chapel of G 8983. Also appears in chapel relief (west and south walls), identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xafra sAw srqt pr-aA jmj-r Hmw-kA sHD Hmw-kA] royal wab-priest, priest of Khafre, magician of Selket of the Great House, overseer of ka-priests, inspector of ka-priests; in situ in G 8983.
  • Shepseskafankh (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Kaunisut (owner of G 8960). Appears on right thickness and northern outer jamb of northern false door; in situ in G 8960. Also appears on right jamb of southern entrance door, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8960.
  • Shepsesptah (in G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Washptah (owner of G 8976). Appears on right door jamb of entrance, identified as [sHD Hmwtjw wabt Hm-kA] inspector of craftsmen of the wabet, ka-priest; in situ in G 8976.
  • Shepsesptah (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible son of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (top register) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • Sokarhetep (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kares. Appears in chapel relief (west wall, behind his father); in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Tjenteti (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (family relationship, if any, unrecorded) on limestone architrave above false doors in west wall of chapel; in situ in G 8981.
  • Tjenti (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (second register, fourth from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [xtmw] sealer; in situ in G 8882.
  • Tjenti (in G 8950)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Brother(?) of Nisuked (owner of G 8950). Appears seated with wife Meresankh on false door panel, identified as [rx nswt sHD Hmwtjw] royal acquaintance, inspector of craftsmen. Also appears (name and figure only partially preserved) on a broken false door panel depicting an unidentified seated couple (Nisuked and his wife?), identified as [sn=f...] his brother...; both panels found displaced in debris of chapel, originally probably from two of the four false doors in G 8950.
  • Tjenti (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (family relationship, if any, unrecorded) on limestone architrave above false doors in west wall of chapel; in situ in G 8981.
  • Tjeset (in G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Kakhernisut (owner of G 8974). Appears (southern inner jamb, middle register) on southern false door of northern half of chapel; in situ in chapel of G 8974.
  • Tjeteti (in G 8975)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable wife of Dag (owner of G 8975). Southern false door and architrave above it inscribed for Tjeteti, identified as [rxt nswt Xkrt nswt watt] royal acquaintance, sole royal ornament; in situ in chapel of G 8975.
  • Wadjedef (in G 8983)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Father of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 8983). Appears with family in chapel relief (west wall), identified as [rx nswt sS Snwt] royal acquaintance, scribe of the granary; in situ in chapel of G 8983.
  • Wadjpekhes (in G 8974)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Kakhernisut (owner of G 8974). Appears (southern inner jamb, bottom register) on southern false door of northern half of chapel; in situ in chapel of G 8974.
  • Warehu (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on southern outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • Washptah (G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8976. Entrance door lintel, drum and jambs inscribed for Washptah, identified as [jmj-r Hmwtjw wabt Hm-nTr ptH Hm-nTr skr Hm-nTr xwfw jmj-r Hmw-kA mHnk nswt rx nswt Hrj Xkrw jmAx xr nTr-aA] overseer of craftsmen of the wabet, priest of Ptah, priest of Sokar, priest of Khufu, overseer of ka-priests, intimate of the king, royal acquaintance, supervisor of ornaments, revered before the Great God; in situ in G 8976. Also appears with family members in reliefs on door jamb reveals; in situ in G 8976. Possibly same individual as Washptah (in Street G 7000) mentioned on fragment of stela (25-12-663), identified as [Hm-nTr skr jmAx xr nTr-aA rx nswt] priest of Sokar, revered before the Great God, royal acquaintance; found displaced in upper debris of Street G 7000. However, it is unclear how relief from the Central Field would have ended up in debris of Street G 7000 in the Eastern Cemetery.
  • Washptah (in G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Washptah (owner of G 8976). Appears on left door jamb reveal of entrance, identified as [sHD Hmwtjw wabt Hm-kA] inspector of craftsmen of the wabet, ka-priest; in situ in G 8976.
  • Wemtetka (in G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Washptah (owner of G 8976). Appears on left door jamb reveal of entrance, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8976.
  • Wemtetka (in G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Washptah (owner of G 8976). Appears on left door jamb reveal of entrance, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 8976.
  • Wepemnefret Wep (G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8882. Entrance lintel inscribed for Wepemnefret, identified as [smr watj Hrj-tp nxb Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt jmj-jb n nb=f n(j) mrwt] sole companion, chief of Nekheb, secretary of the House of Morning, he who is in the heart of his lord, possessor of love; in situ in G 8882. Chapel entrance lintel and jambs inscribed for Wepemnefret, identified as [xrp aH Hm-nTr Hr-jnpw xntj pr Smswt Hrj-sStA] director of the palace, priest of Horus-Anubis who presides over the suite, secretary; in situ in G 8882. Two eroded false doors and lintels inscribed for Wepemnefret; in situ in chapel of Wepemnefret in G 8882. Also appears in chapel relief (eastern wall), identified as [aD-mr dp aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt Hrj-wDbw m Hwt-anx] administrator of Dep, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', master of reversion-offerings in the Mansion of Life; in situ in chapel of Ibi in G 8882.
  • Weretka (in G 8960)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Kaunisut (owner of G 8960). Appears on tablet of northern false door inscribed for Kaunisut, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 8960. Also appears (name not preserved) on right thickness of northern false door with her husband and son; in situ in G 8960.
  • Werta (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (third register, third from left) on eastern wall of chapel of Ibi, son of Wepemnefret Wep (owner of G 8882), identifed as [jr js] tomb-maker; in situ in G 8882.
  • Wetetj-hetep (G 8980)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8980. Entrance drum inscribed for Wetetj-hetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8980. Three uninscribed white limestone statues (JE 87809, JE 87810, TR 19.6.46.11) of a seated man found broken in G 8980 serdab probably depict Wetetj-hetep.
  • [...]djetptah (in G 8976)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable son of Washptah (owner of G 8976). Appears on right door jamb reveal of entrance (name only partially preserved), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8976.
  • [...]hi (in G 8981)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Possible daughter of Nisu-usert (co-owner of G 8981 with Sekhemankhptah and Niankhre). Appears on southern outer jamb (third register, name only partially preserved) of central false door inscribed for Nisu-usert; in situ in chapel of G 8981.
  • [...]i (in G 8957)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Nefretnisut (owner of G 8957). Appears (name only partially preserved) on southern inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Nefretnisut; found displaced near original location in east wall of G 8957.
  • [...]khi (in G 8882)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (name only partially preserved) on damaged false door of Ankhirptah(?) (northern outer jamb); found displaced in debris of shaft 374 in G 8882.

Modern People

  • Selim Hassan (Bey)

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian, 1886–1961
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Sub Director General. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology. (1886-1961) Egyptian Egyptologist; born Mit-Nagi, 15 April 1886, he studied at the Higher Teacher's College, Cairo under Kamal (q.v.); in 1912 he became a teacher and in 1921 obtained a post in the Egyptian Museum as assistant keeper; he studied in Paris 1923-7 at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes; he was the first Egyptian to be appointed as a Professor of Egyptology in the Universitv of Cairo, 1928 - 36; he was later made Deputy Director of the Egyptian Antiquities Service responsible for the care of all monuments in the Nile valley, 1936-39; Ph.D. Vienna University, 1935; stimulated by the archaeological work of P. E. Newberry (q.v.) and Junker (q.v.)he began an active career in excavations with the clearance of some of the Giza mastabas in 1929; the excavations carried on by him in this necropolis continued until 1939 by which time a great deal of digging had been achieved, published in 10 parts; he also cleared the Sphinx and its temple, for the first time completely digging out the great amphitheatre around it and ensuring that it would not be buried by send again so easily; he wrote a study on this work and on the temple of Amenhotep II here; in addition the so-called Fourth Pyramid or the palace-façade tomb of Queen Khent-kawes of the Fourth Dynasty was investigated and also the funerary town of the priests associated with it; he later worked on the Unas causeway at Saqqara and at the valley temple of this king, discovering some of the mastabas in this area and two great subterranean tombs dated to the Second Dynasty; his final excavations at Giza were carried out on the east and south faces of the Great Pyramid and at the mortuary temple of King Khufu, 1938-9; he also took part in the campaign to save the monments of Nubia, and wrote a report on this subject; he published about 53 books and articles on Egyptological subjects in English, French, and Arabic, Hymnes religieux du Moyen Empire, 1928; Le Poème dit de Pentaour et Le rapport officiel sur la bataiILe de Qadesh , 1929; Excavations at Giza, 10 pts., 1929-60; The Sphinx. Its History in the Light of recent Excavations, 1949; Report on the Monunents of Nubia,1955Excavations at Saqqara 1937-8, 3 vols., 1975; in Arabic Literature of Ancient Egpt, 2 vols.; Ancient Egypt from Prehistoric Times to the Age of Rameses 11, 6 vols.; he died in Giza, 30 Sept. 1961. AfO 20 (1963), 310 (H. Brunner); Archaeology 14, no, 4 (1961, 293; ASAE 58 (1964), 61- 84 (bibl.) (Dia Abou-Ghazi); Orientalia 31 (1962), 271; Goettinger Miszellen 76 (1984), 78-80; Reid, JAOS 105 (1985), 237, 241-44.

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