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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Australian Centre for Egyptology: Reports
  • Year Published
    2001
  • Citation Text
    Kanawati, Naguib. Tombs at Giza. Kaiemankh (G 4561) and Seshemnefer I (G 4940), Volume I. Australian Centre for Egyptology Report 16. Warminster: Aris and Phillips, 2001.
  • Publisher
    Aris and Phillips Ltd.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ab (in G 4940)
    Akh (in G 4561)
    Amendjefaes (in G 4940)
    Bunefer (in G 4940)
    Dj[…] (in G 4940)
    Ifi (in G 4940)
    Imu (in G 4940)
    Isa (in G 4940)
    Ishi (in G 4940)
    Isi (in G 4940)
    Iuf (in G 4940)
    Iymery (in G 4840)
    Iynefret (in G 4940)
    Kaemankh (G 4561)
    Khentiuka (in G 4940)
    Khufuankh (in G 4940)
    Khuwiwer (in G 4561)
    Mededwy (in G 4940)
    Nebib (in G 4940)
    Nebiny (in G 4940)
    Neferhathor (in G 4940)
    Nefrethakhufu (in G 4940)
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
    Perneb (in G 4940)
    Ptahwer (in G 4940)
    Rahetep (in G 4940)
    Rawer [I] (G 5270)
    Resi (in G 4940)
    Senedjemef (in G 4561)
    Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)
    Seshemnefer [I] (G 4940)
    Seshemnefer-nedjes (in G 4940)
    Sobekremetes (in G 4940)
    Teti (in G 4940)
    Tjeset (in G 4561)
    Wenennefer (in G 4940)
    Wenennefer (in G 4940)
    Weni (in G 4940)
    Weretka (in G 4940)
  • Author
    Naguib Kanawati
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4561

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 42

Ancient People

  • Ab (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, third figure from left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Akh (in G 4561)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Kaemankh (owner of G 4561). Appears in chapel relief, chapel corridor, west wall (north of false door, bottom register, first of three clapping women); in situ in G 4561. Name may be only partially preserved.
  • Amendjefaes (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief (west and north walls), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 4940. Mother of Pehenptah (owner of G 5280). Limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab (some fragments from outside serdab).
  • Bunefer (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, first figure on right), identified as [sn Dt jmj-r pr] brother of the funerary estate, steward; in situ in G 4940.
  • Dj[…] (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, first figure on right, name only partially preserved), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Ifi (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, last figure on left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Imu (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, eleventh figure from right), and south wall (behind seated figure of Seshemnefer [I], lower register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Isa (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, eighth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Ishi (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, ninth figure from right), and west wall (south false door, north jamb, bottom register), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Isi (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, fifth figure from right), identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate; in situ in G 4940.
  • Iuf (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), west wall (south false door, north jamb, top register); in situ in G 4940.
  • Iymery (in G 4840)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south inner jamb (top register), identified as [jmj-r mSa smr] expedition leader, companion; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Iynefret (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, sixth figure from right), and west wall (south false door, north jamb, reveal, bottom register), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Kaemankh (G 4561)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4561. Architectural elements, including large scale inscription (frieze-text) on north and south faces of chapel, chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and door jambs, and architrave (standing figures of Kaemankh separated by panels of vertical inscription) over chapel recess, inscribed for Kaemankh; in situ in G 4561. False door on west wall of chapel recess inscribed for Kaemankh and appears on false door on west wall of chapel corridor inscribed for his wife Tjeset; in situ in G 4651. Also appears in chapel relief (north and south walls of chapel recess; west wall of chapel corridor); in situ in G 4561. Identified variously as [rx nswt sHD jrjw-xt pr-HD sHD Hmw-nTr Hrj-sStA n xtmt nswt wab nswt sS pr-HD sHD pr-HD] royal acquaintance, inspector of administrators of the treasury, inspector of priests, secretary of the king's treasure, royal wab-priest, scribe of the treasury, inspector of the treasury.
  • Khentiuka (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), west wall (south false door, north jamb, reveal, top register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Khufuankh (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (depicted as young boy standing in front of his parents); in situ in G 4940.
  • Khuwiwer (in G 4561)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Kaemankh (owner of G 4561). Appears in chapel relief, north wall (accompanying his father in papyrus boat), identified as [sS pr-HD] scribe of the treasury; in situ in G 4561.
  • Mededwy (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), west wall (panel of relief south of south false door, bottom register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Nebib (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (top register, second boat), identified as [sHD] supervisor; in situ in G 4940.
  • Nebiny (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (top register, first boat), identified as [xrp] captain; in situ in G 4940.
  • Neferhathor (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears twice in chapel relief, twice on west wall (between false doors: north end, upper register, last figure on right, and south end, holding her mother's leg); in situ in G 4940.
  • Nefrethakhufu (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, upper register, first figure on left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Pehenptah (G 5280)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 5280. False door inscribed for Pehenptah; found in situ in G 5280. Limestone drum lintel (39-9-2) inscribed for Pehenptah, identified as [rx nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found displaced in G 5280. Limestone standing statue (12-10-2 = Cairo JE 44609) inscribed for Pehenptah and limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; both found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab with some fragments from outside serdab. Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Perneb (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, seventh figure from right), and south wall (behind seated figure of Seshemnefer [I], upper register), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Ptahwer (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, third figure from right), and west wall (south false door, south jamb, reveal, bottom register), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Rahetep (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, second figure from right), and west wall (south false door, south jamb, bottom register), identified in both places as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Rawer [I] (G 5270)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 5270. Base of limestone statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 8544) and fragments of frieze-text originally from over serdab (Cairo JE 43965) inscribed for Rawer, identified as [sS a n nswt rx nswt sS n Xrt-a nswt sS a n nswt xft-Hr] royal document scribe, royal acquaintance, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe in the presence; found in G 5270. Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, depicted as young boy standing in front of his parents); in situ in G 4940.
  • Resi (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, sixth figure from right), identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate; in situ in G 4940.
  • Senedjemef (in G 4561)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Kaemankh (owner of G 4561). Appears in chapel relief, chapel corridor, west wall (north of false door, bottom register, second of three clapping women); in siut in G 4561. Name may be only partially preserved.
  • Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.
  • Seshemnefer [I] (G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4940. North and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer; also appears in chapel relief (north, west, east, and south walls), identified as [rx nswt Xrj-tp nswt Hwt Hr-xpr xt HA Hm-nTr Hqt Hm-nTr Hr THnw qA-a sAb aD-mr wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA jmj-r kAt nt nswt jmj-r sSw Xr-a nswt Hrj-wDbw m Hwt-anx jmj-r stj-DfAw smr Hm-nTr jnpw xrp aH] royal acquaintance, royal chamberlain of the funerary temple of Horkheper (Djedefre), khet-priest of Ha, priest of Heqet, priest of Horus of Libya, elevated of arm, judge and administrator, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary, overseer of royal works, overseer of scribes of the royal portfolios, master of reversion-offerings in the Mansion of Life, overseer of the two places of provisions, companion, priest of Anubis, director of the palace; in situ in G 4940.
  • Seshemnefer-nedjes (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, first figure on left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Sobekremetes (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, upper register, third figure from left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Teti (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (third register, twelfth figure from right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 4940.
  • Tjeset (in G 4561)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Kaemankh (owner of G 4561). False door in chapel corridor inscribed for Tjeset, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht m swt=f Hm-nTr Nt wpt wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore in all her places, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways; also appears in chapel relief, chapel corridor, west wall (north of false door, seated with Kaemankh); in situ in G 4561.
  • Wenennefer (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, third figure from right), identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate; in situ in G 4940. One of two individuals named Wenennefer, both appear in same register on east wall.
  • Wenennefer (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, fourth figure from right), identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate; in situ in G 4940. One of two individuals named Wenennefer, both appear in same register on east wall.
  • Weni (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940), east wall (second register, second figure from right), identified as [sn Dt] brother of the funerary estate; in situ in G 4940.
  • Weretka (in G 4940)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, upper register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

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

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Naguib Kanawati

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Egyptian Australian Egyptologist.

Institutions 1