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Details

  • Format
    Bulletin
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1948
  • Number of Pages
    7
  • Citation Text
    Bothmer, Bernard. "A Wooden Statue of Dynasty VI." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 46, No. 264 (June 1948), pp. 30-36.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Akhmerutnisut (G 2184)
    Imsetka (G 4351)
  • Author
    Bernard V. Bothmer
  • Publisher
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2184

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Akhmerutnisut (G 2184)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2184. Limestone seated statue (MFA 12.1482) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [rx nswt smr jmj-r st n xntjw-S n pr-aA] royal acquaintance, companion, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 2184 inner room of chapel. North and south false doors and architrave in west wall of interior chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; in situ in G 2184 (interior chapel previously blocked by later phases of construction). False door in niche (blocking entrance to interior chapel) in west wall of inner room of chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; found in situ in G 2184. Also appears on painted block (MFA 13.6040) from this false door; found displaced. South false door in west wall of outer room of chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; west and south walls (MFA 13.4352) found in situ in G 2184. Architectural elements (drum lintel and jambs of entrance to inner room of chapel) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA wab nswt] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the royal authorizations of the Great House, royal wab-priest; also appears in chapel relief (east door jamb of entrance to inner room of chapel, west wall of outer room of chapel, identifying inscriptions not preserved in all cases); west and south walls of outer room of chapel (MFA 13.4352) found in situ in G 2184. Fragments of displaced door frame (MFA 47.1886 + MFA 47.1887 + MFA 47.1888 + MFA 47.1889 + MFA 47.1890 + MFA 47.1891 + MFA 47.1892 + MFA 47.1893 + MFA 47.1894) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the royal authorizations of the Great House. Fragment of displaced lintel (MFA 47.1895) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA nb jmAx xr nb=f wab nswt rx nswt] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of royal authorizations of the Great House, possessor of reverence before his lord, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance. Limestone offering basin (36-10-4) made from lintel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found reused in G 2421 X. Roth (Mummies & Magic, p. 87) suggests: "If this lintel was not taken from the tomb of the elder [Akhmerutnisut] (there is no obvious place in that tomb to restore it), it may have been taken from a lost chapel built by his son."
  • Imsetka (G 4351)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4351. Architectural elements (chapel entrance lintel and door jambs) and false door (Leipzig 3136) inscribed for Imsetka, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r prwy-aHAw wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of the two Houses of Weapons, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; found in G 4351. Standing pair statue (Cairo JE 43960) inscribed for Imsetka and Khuitbauinu; Imsetka identified as [jmj-r st xntj-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 4351 serdab.

Modern People

Institutions 1