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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Excavations at Gîza
  • Year Published
    1941
  • Citation Text
    Hassan, Selim. Excavations at Gîza 3: 1931-1932. Cairo: Faculty of Arts, Fouad I University & Government Press, 1941.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ankh (in G 8648)
    Ankh (in G 8660)
    Ankh-haf Qar (G 8640)
    Ankhnebef (in G 8620)
    Bunefer (G 8408)
    Dersemat (G 8862)
    Duaka (in G 8923)
    Duare (G 8922)
    Haterkau (in G 8664)
    Hesi (G 8923)
    Irenakhti (in G 8660)
    Ireru (G 8698)
    Isisenmehit (in G 8664)
    Iti (in G 8660)
    Kaemhemet (in G 8698)
    Kai (G 8720)
    Kairis (in G 8418)
    Kameni (G 8664)
    Kednu (in G 8660)
    Khamerernebty (in G 8418)
    Khamerernebty [II] (G 8978 & G III-a)
    Khen... (in G 8720)
    Khenu (G 8697)
    Khenut (in G 8418)
    Kheperheref (in G 8404)
    Khnumhetep (in G 8733)
    Khufukhaf (in G 8418)
    Khuta (G 8733)
    Medunefer (G 8658)
    Merankhef (G 8870)
    Nakht-hedjes (in G 8418)
    Nedjet (in G 8418)
    Nefer (G 8420)
    Nefer (in G 8870)
    Nefer[...] (in G 8418)
    Neferhanisut (in G 8733)
    Neferhetepes (in G 8870)
    Neferhetepes (in G 8923)
    Netjerwer (in G 8680)
    Niankhdjehuty (in G 8733)
    Niankhhathor (in G 8923)
    Niankhre (in G 8418)
    Niankhre (in G 8620)
    Nikare (in G 8620)
    Nikauhathor (in G 8733)
    Nikaukhnum (in G 8420)
    Nimaatre (in G 8418)
    Nisankhakhti Itji (G 8648)
    Nisu-usert (in G 8420)
    Nisusankh (in G 8870)
    Nubiret (in G 8420)
    Nubiret (in G 8923)
    Pashenihet (in G 8404)
    Perneb (G 8606)
    Renpetnefer (G 8602)
    Sankhu (G 8406)
    Sebekhetep (in G 8660)
    Sedhetep (G 8662)
    Sekhemptah (in G 8418)
    Senmereri (in G 8658)
    Seshemnefer (G 8680)
    Seshemu (G 8656)
    Shepsesakhti (G 8660)
    Sobekhetep (in G 8923)
    Soped[...] (in G 8418)
    Tjebet (in G 8404)
    Tjereru (G 8875)
    Tjeset (in G 8660)
    Tjesti (G 8620)
    Tjeti (in G 8620)
    Tjetut (in G 8656)
    Userkafankh (in G 8664)
    Washptah (G 8860)
    Wenen[...] (in G 8418)
    Wetka (in G 8698)
    [...]ankh (in G 8620)
    [...]i (in G 8418)
    [...]kare (in G 8418)
    [...]re (in G 8620)
    [...]t[...] (in G 8408)
  • Author
    Selim Hassan (Bey), Egyptian, 1886–1961
  • Publisher
    Faculty of Arts, Fouad I University
    Government Press

Tombs and Monuments 34

  • Central Field

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8402

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8404

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8406

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8408

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8418

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8420

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8602

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8606

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8620

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8640

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8648

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8656

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8658

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8660

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8662

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8664

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8670

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8672

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8680

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8697

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8698

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8712

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8720

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8732

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8733

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8738

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8860

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8862

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8870

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8872

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8875

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • G 8923

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • Giza Plateau

    • Site Name Giza

People 81

Ancient People

  • Ankh (in G 8648)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Nisankhakhti Itji (owner of G 8648). Appears censing before his father on northern false door panel inscribed for Nisankhakhti Itji, identified as [swnw smsw pr-aA] chief of physicians of the Great House; in situ in G 8648.
  • Ankh (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660). Mentioned on south inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [swnw] physician; in situ in G 8660.
  • Ankh-haf Qar (G 8640)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8640. Father of Nisankhakhti Itji (owner of G 8648). False door inscribed for Ankh-haf Qar, identified as [sAb aD-mr wr bst jmj-r prwj-HD jmj-r jswj Xkrw nswt jmj-r prwj nbw smsw is jmj-r wabtj xtmw DfAw bjtj] judge and administrator, great one of the beset, overseer of the two treasuries, overseer of the two bureaux of the king's ornaments, overseer of the two houses of gold, elder of the chamber, overseer of the two wabets, sealer of provisions of the king of Lower Egypt; in situ in G 8640. Chapel entrance lintel and door jambs inscribed for Ankh-haf Qar, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal chamberlain, overseer of the treasury; in situ in G 8640. Also appears on eastern chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Nisankhakhti Itji, identified as [sHD...pr-aA] inspector of...of the Great House; in situ in G 8648.
  • Ankhnebef (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears as small boy on north inner jamb of southern false door inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • Bunefer (G 8408)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8408. Daughter or wife of Shepseskaf. Southern, middle and northern chapel entrance lintels and drums, and northern and southern pilasters, inscribed for Bunefer, identified as [Hmt nswt wrt Hts Hm-nTr Spss-nbtj mAAt Hr stX sAt nswt n (Xt=f) Hm-nTr Hr (Spss-Xt) Hst wrt Hm-nTr TAspf] king's wife, great one of the hetes-sceptre, priestess of Shepses-Nebty (Shepseskaf), seer of Horus and Seth, king's daughter of (his body), priestess of the Horus Shepses-khet (Shepseskaf), great favorite, priestess of (the god) Tjasepef; in situ in G 8408. Secondary chapel entrance lintel and drum inscribed for Bunefer, identified as [mAAt Hr stX wrt Hts] seer of Horus and Seth, great one of the hetes-sceptre; in situ in G 8408. Also appears on limestone relief fragments, identified as [Hm-nTr HwtHr] priestess of Hathor; found displaced in chapel debris of G 8408.
  • Dersemat (G 8862)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner(?) of G 8862. Alabaster tablet inscribed for Dersemat, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt] royal chamberlain; found displaced in shaft 538 in G 8862.
  • Duaka (in G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Hesi (owner of G 8923). Appears on north inner jamb of southern false door inscribed for Hesi, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 8923.
  • Duare (G 8922)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8922. Son ([sA=f] his son) of Hesi (owner of G 8923). Appears on chapel entrance lintel made (for Hesi) by Duare, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; found broken in chapel of G 8923. Also appears on south inner jamb of southern false door inscribed for Hesi, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 8923.
  • Haterkau (in G 8664)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Kameni (owner of G 8664). Appears seated with her husband on entrance lintel and false door lintel and panels inscribed for Kameni, and in chapel relief (west wall), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8664.
  • Hesi (G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8923. Chapel entrance drum inscribed for Hesi, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found broken in chapel of G 8923. Southern false door inscribed for Hesi, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S sHD pr-aA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants, inspector of the Great House, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; in situ in G 8923. Uninscribed limestone head (JE 87817) of life-size male statue (probably representing Hesi); found in G 8923, shaft 492.
  • Irenakhti (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660). Mentioned on north inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [sHD swnw] inspector of physicians; in situ in G 8660.
  • Ireru (G 8698)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8698. Entrance door jambs and reveals (incompletely preserved) and drum lintel inscribed for Ireru, identified as [jmj-r Sna jaw-r nswt] overseer of the storeroom of the king's repast; in situ in G 8698. Two false doors inscribed for Ireru, identified as [jmj-r Sna jaw-r nswt wab nswt rx nswt] overseer of the storeroom of the king's repast, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8698. Appears seated at offering table in chapel relief (west wall); in situ in G 8698.
  • Isisenmehit (in G 8664)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother of unnamed owner of four faience ushabtis; found displaced in shaft 580 in G 8664.
  • Iti (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660). Appears seated with her husband on panel of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti; in situ in G 8660.
  • Kaemhemet (in G 8698)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Ireru (owner of G 8698). Appears on entrance door reveal (incompletely preserved); in situ in G 8698.
  • Kai (G 8720)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8720. Entrance jambs and reveals (poorly preserved) inscribed for Kai, identified as [sa nswt jmj-r Xnw xtmw nTr wjA] king's son, overseer of the residence, god's sealer of the ship; in situ in G 8720. Inner chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Kai; in situ in G 8720. Also three model alabaster cups inscribed for [sA nswt kAj] king's son Kai; found displaced in G 8720. Possibly same individual as Kai (in G III-a temple), a descendent of Queen Khamerernebti II, based on five model alabaster vessels found in G III-a temple, inscribed for [sA nswt kAj] king's son Kai.
  • Kairis (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears standing behind unidentified female tomb owner of G 8418 on right entrance door reveal, identified as [jmj-r njwt wr-xafra sHD wabw Hm-kA] overseer of the pyramid town of Khafre, inspector of wab-priests, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Kameni (G 8664)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8664. Entrance lintel and door reveals inscribed for Kameni, identified as [HqA nswt] manager of the king; in situ in G 8664. Two false doors inscribed for Kameni, identified as [HqA nswt] manager of the king; in situ in G 8664.
  • Kednu (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660), or possibly son of Irenakhti and grandson of Shepsesakhti. Mentioned on north inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [sS pr-HD] scribe of the treasury; in situ in G 8660.
  • Khamerernebty (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears behind unidentified female tomb owner of G 8418 in third register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8418.
  • 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.
  • Khen... (in G 8720)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Kai (owner of G 8720). Identifed (name only partially preserved) on entrance jamb reveal as [sAt nswt] king's daughter; in situ in G 8720.
  • Khenu (G 8697)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8697. Southern false door (very poorly preserved) inscribed for Khenu; in situ in G 8697.
  • Khenut (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of unidentified female tomb owner of G 8418. Appears kneeling before her mother on right entrance door reveal, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8418.
  • Kheperheref (in G 8404)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Father of Pashenihet, owner of Late Period anthropoid coffin; found in chapel of G 8404.
  • Khnumhetep (in G 8733)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on entrance door panel of Khuta (owner of G 8733), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8733.
  • Khufukhaf (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in third register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8418.
  • Khuta (G 8733)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8733. Entrance door panel, upper and lower lintels, and drum lintel inscribed for Khuta, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA sHD jdw Hwt aAt Hrj xtw Hm-kA rx nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra] inspector of ka-priests, inspector of young men of the Great Estate, supervisor of wood, ka-priest, royal acquaintance, priest of Menkaure; in situ in G 8733.
  • Medunefer (G 8658)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8658. Entrance lintel inscribed for Medunefer, identified as [aA dwAw xrp jmjw nTrw Hrj-sStA n pr-aA xrp swnw jrtj n pr-aA swnw pr-aA rx nswt] assistant of (the god) Duau, director of those who are among the gods, secretary of the Great House, director of eye physicians of the Great House, physician of the Great House, royal acquaintance; found fallen before entrance to G 8658.
  • Merankhef (G 8870)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8870. Chapel entrance door jambs, reveals and lintel, and southern false door in facade inscribed for Merankhef, identifed as [rx nswt wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw jmj-r pr] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, steward; in situ in G 8870.
  • Nakht-hedjes (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying offerings in third register of right entrance door reveal, identified as [swnw Hm-kA] physician, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Nedjet (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying birds in third register of right entrance door reveal, identified as [sS Hm-kA] scribe, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Nefer (G 8420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8420. Chapel entrance drum, door jambs and reveals inscribed for Nefer (figures and inscriptions poorly preserved), identified as [Hrj-sStA xrp aH xrp irw Sn nswt] secretary, director of the palace, director of royal hairdressers; in situ in G 8420. Northern false door inscribed for Nefer, identified as [smr wab nswt Hm-nTr xafra] companion, royal wab-priest, priest of Khafre; found in two pieces on chapel floor of G 8420. Also appears in destroyed chapel relief; in situ in G 8420.
  • Nefer (in G 8870)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merankhef (owner of G 8870). Appears on northern entrance door reveal with his parents, identified as [sS] scribe; in situ in G 8870.
  • Nefer[...] (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (name only partially preserved) sharpening knife in fourth register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Neferhanisut (in G 8733)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Khuta (owner of G 8733). Appears seated on entrance door panel with her husband; in situ in G 8733.
  • Neferhetepes (in G 8870)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merankhef (owner of G 8870). Northern false door in facade inscribed for Neferhetepes, identifed as [rxt nswt Hm-kA] royal acquaintance, ka-priest; in situ in G 8870. Also appears on entrance door reveals with her husband and sons; in situ in G 8870.
  • Neferhetepes (in G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Niankhhathor (probably wife of Hesi, owner of G 8923). Appears on north outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Niankhhathor; in situ in G 8923.
  • Netjerwer (in G 8680)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on panel of false door of Seshemnefer (owner of G 8680), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in west wall of chapel of G 8680.
  • Niankhdjehuty (in G 8733)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears on entrance door panel of Khuta (owner of G 8733), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8733.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probably wife of Hesi (owner of G 8923). Northern false door inscribed for Niankhhathor, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8923.
  • Niankhre (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying foreleg in third register of right entrance door reveal, identified as [xtmw Hm-kA] sealer, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Niankhre (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears on north inner jamb of southern false door inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • Nikare (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears on northern jambs of both false doors inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • Nikauhathor (in G 8733)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Khuta (owner of G 8733). Appears kneeling before her parents on entrance door panel; in situ in G 8733.
  • Nikaukhnum (in G 8420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Nefer (owner of G 8420). Appears on chapel entrance, left door jamb and right reveal (figures and inscriptions poorly preserved), identified as [sS] scribe; in situ in G 8420. Also appears on relief fragments, identified as [...nbt nt nswt] ...of all...of the king; found displaced inside and in front of G 8420.
  • Nimaatre (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears sharpening knife in fourth register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [sSm Hm-kA] butcher, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Nisankhakhti Itji (G 8648)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8648. Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Ankh-haf Qar (owner of G 8640). Eastern chapel entrance lintel and drum inscribed for Nisankhakhti Itji, identified as [smr watj sS pr-aA wr bst jmj-r prwj-HD n Xnw jmj-r wabt jmj-r prwj (nbw) sHD sSw jmj-r aw nswt (jmj-r) aHAw] sole companion, scribe of the Great House, great one of the beset, overseer of the two treasuries of the interior, overseer of the wabet, overseer of the two houses (of gold), inspector of scribes, overseer of royal documents, (overseer of) the arsenal; in situ in G 8648. Northern false door inscribed for Nisankhakhti Itji, identified as [sAb aD-mr jmj-r prwj-HD jmj-r wabtj jmj-r jswj (Xkrw) nswt] judge and administrator, overseer of the two treasuries, overseer of the two wabets, overseer of the two bureaux of the king's (ornament); in situ in G 8648. Also appears censing before his father on panel of false door inscribed for Ankh-haf Qar, identified as [sHD sSw pr-HD Hrj-sStA Xkrw nswt] inspector of scribes of the treasury, secretary of the king's ornaments; in situ in G 8640.
  • Nisu-usert (in G 8420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Red granite slab inscribed for Nisu-usert, identified as [jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of the treasury; found displcaed in G 8420.
  • Nisusankh (in G 8870)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Merankhef (owner of G 8870). Appears on southern entrance door reveal with his parents, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8870.
  • Nubiret (in G 8420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Nefer (owner of G 8420). Appears on chapel entrance, left door jamb and reveal (figures and inscriptions poorly preserved), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8420.
  • Nubiret (in G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Niankhhathor (probably wife of Hesi, owner of G 8923). Appears on south outer jamb of northern false door inscribed for Niankhhathor; in situ in G 8923.
  • Pashenihet (in G 8404)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Tomb reused for Late Period burials. Wooden anthropoid coffin inscribed for "the Osiris" Pashenihet; found in chapel of G 8404.
  • Perneb (G 8606)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8606. Entrance drum inscribed for Perneb, identified as [jmj-r (Hmw-kA) jrj-pat jmj-r pr] overseer (of the ka-priests) of the prince, steward; in situ in G 8606.
  • Renpetnefer (G 8602)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8602. Entrance lintel and drum inscribed for Renpetnefer, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr mwt-nswt] royal wab-priest, priest of the king's mother (Khentkaus [I] ?); in situ in G 8602. Also appears in relief on door jamb reveals (poorly preserved); in situ in G 8602.
  • Sankhu (G 8406)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8406. Chapel entrance drum inscribed for Sankhu, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; in situ in G 8406.
  • Sebekhetep (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660), or possibly son of Ankh and grandson of Shepsesakhti. Mentioned on south inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; in situ in G 8660.
  • Sedhetep (G 8662)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8662. Limestone statuette inscribed for Sedhetep, identified as [wab nswt n pr-aA] royal wab-priest of the Great House; found in situ in serdab of G 8662.
  • Sekhemptah (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears carrying birds in third register of right entrance door reveal, identified as [jr Sn Hm-kA] hairdresser, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Senmereri (in G 8658)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Nephew ([sA snt=f] son of his sister) of Medunefer (owner of G 8658). Entrance lintel inscribed for Medunefer and made by Senmereri, identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; found fallen before entrance to G 8658.
  • Seshemnefer (G 8680)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8680. Appears on panel of false door, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in west wall of chapel of G 8680.
  • Seshemu (G 8656)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8656. Southern false door of main chapel inscribed for Seshemu, identified as [rx nswt pr-aA jmj-r st Hrj-sStA jpt nswt] royal acquaintance of the Great House, overseer of a department, secretary of the king's private apartment; in situ in G 8656.
  • Shepsesakhti (G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8660. Northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [sHD Hmw-nTr mwt nswt rx nswt] inspector of priests of the king's mother, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8660.
  • Sobekhetep (in G 8923)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Niankhhathor (probably wife of Hesi, owner of G 8923). Appears on north inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Niankhhathor; in situ in G 8923.
  • Soped[...] (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (name only partially preserved) carrying foreleg in fourth register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [jmj-r sSr Hm-kA] overseer of linen, ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • Tjebet (in G 8404)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Mother of Pashenihet, owner of Late Period anthropoid coffin, identified as [nbt pr] mistress of the house; found in chapel of G 8404.
  • Tjereru (G 8875)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8875. False door inscribed for Tjereru, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA jmj-r sSr] inspector of ka-priests, overseer of linen; in situ in facade of G 8875.
  • Tjeset (in G 8660)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Shepsesakhti (owner of G 8660), or possibly daughter of Sebekhetep and great-grandaughter of Shepsesakhti. Mentioned on south inner jamb of northern false door inscribed for Shepsesakhti, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8660.
  • Tjesti (G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8620. Two false doors inscribed for Tjesti, identified as [Hm-kA rx nswt] ka-priest, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8620. Appears with his family in chapel relief (eastern wall), inscriptions not preserved; in situ in G 8620. Seated granite statuette inscribed for Tjesti; found displaced in chapel debris, originally in niche of northern chapel wall of G 8620.
  • Tjeti (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears on north inner jamb of southern false door inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • Tjetut (in G 8656)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Seshemu (owner of G 8656). Northern false door of main chapel inscribed for Tjetut, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr Nt Hm-nTr HwtHr m swt=s nbt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Neith, priestess of Hathor in all her places; in situ in G 8656.
  • Userkafankh (in G 8664)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Kameni (owner of G 8664). Appears standing before his parents (figure only partially preserved) in chapel relief (west wall); in situ in G 8664.
  • Washptah (G 8860)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 8860). False door inscribed for Washptah, identifed as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr Hm-nTr mAat ... nst nswt] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, priest of Maat, ...of the royal throne; in situ in chapel of G 8860.
  • Wenen[...] (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (figure and name only partially preserved) at right edge of third register on right entrance door reveal; in situ in G 8418.
  • Wetka (in G 8698)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Eldest son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Ireru (owner of G 8698). Appears (figures no longer preserved) at bottom of both entrance door jambs, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8698. Appears (bottom of inner northern jambs) on two false doors inscribed for Ireru, and in chapel relief offering a bird to his father (west wall); in situ in G 8698.
  • [...]ankh (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears (name only partially preserved) on south jamb of southern false door inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • [...]i (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (name only partially preserved) carrying foreleg in third register of right entrance door reveal, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 8418.
  • [...]kare (in G 8418)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears (name only partially preserved) before unidentified female tomb owner of G 8418 in third register of left entrance door reveal, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 8418.
  • [...]re (in G 8620)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Relationship (if any) to tomb owner unknown. Appears (name only partially preserved) on south jamb of southern false door inscribed for Tjesti (owner of G 8620); in situ in G 8620.
  • [...]t[...] (in G 8408)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Bunefer (owner of G 8408). Originally appeared (? figure completely gone, name mostly destroyed) before his mother on southern pilaster of chapel entrance, identified as [sAb sHD sSw] juridicial inspector of scribes; in situ in G 8408.

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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