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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    FRENCH
  • Year Published
    1935
  • Citation Text
    Fakhry, Ahmed. Sept tombeaux à l'est de la Grande Pyramide de Guizeh. Cairo: Imprimerie de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, 1935.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ankhwedjes (Service tomb 11)
    Djat (in Service tomb 6)
    Kaeneb (Service tomb 2)
    Khnumhetep (Service tomb 8)
    Merkhufu (Service tomb 6)
    Nefret (Service tomb 7)
    Tua (Service tomb 10)
  • Publisher
    Imprimerie de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale
  • Individual - Modern
    Hakim Abou Seif (Effendi), Egyptian
  • Author
    Ahmed Fakhry, Egyptian, 1905–1973

Tombs and Monuments 7

People 9

Ancient People

  • Ankhwedjes (Service tomb 11)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner (along with Nikauhor) of Service tomb 11. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Ankhwedjes, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; in situ in Service tomb 11.
  • Djat (in Service tomb 6)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Father ([jt=f] his father) of Merkhufu (owner of Service tomb 6). Central false door on W wall (because of tomb orientation actually NW wall) of chapel inscribed for Djat; in situ in Service tomb 6.
  • Kaeneb (Service tomb 2)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 2. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Kaenneb, identified as [sHD n Hrjw-wDbw rx nswt smsw hAjt n sAb Hrj-wDbw rxjjt] inspector of the masters of reversion-offerings, royal acquaintance, elder of the hall of the judiciary(?), master of reversion-offerings of the commoners; in situ in Service tomb 2.
  • Khnumhetep (Service tomb 8)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 8. Chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and facade inscribed for Khnumhetep, identified as [sS a nswt n pr-aA jrj Hnbtt(?) n aw n nswt sS Xkrw nswt sS pr-aA jmj-r Hrj xtmt n aw n nswt n pr-aA n mrwt n AHwt ...nt Tnwt rmT n aw nswt n pr-aA] royal document scribe of the Great House, he who is in charge of (?) of the royal documents, scribe of the king's ornaments, scribe of the Great House, overseer of the registry of royal documents of the Great House for serfs and fields, ...the number of people of the royal documents of the Great House; in situ in Service tomb 8.
  • Merkhufu (Service tomb 6)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 6. Chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and facade inscribed for Merkhufu, identified as [jmj-r jdw n Hwt aAt Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr mnkAwra wab-nswt rx nswt jmj-r st] overseer of young men of the Great Estate, priest of Khafre, priest of Menkaure, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance, overseer of a department; in situ in Service tomb 6. Architrave and false door (south false door) on W wall (because of tomb orientation actually NW wall) of chapel inscribed for Merkhufu, identified as [sHD wabw mwt nswt jmj-r jdw n Hwt aAt rx nswt jmj-r st Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr mnkAwra] inspector of wab-priests of the king's mother, overseer of young men of the Great Estate, royal acquaintance, overseer of a department, priest of Khafre, priest of Menkaure; in situ in Service tomb 6.
  • Nefret (Service tomb 7)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 7. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Nefret, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmwt sHD Hmwt] royal acquaintance, overseer of craftsmen, inspector of craftsmen; in situ in Service tomb 7.
  • Tua (Service tomb 10)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 10. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Tua, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in Service tomb 10.

Modern People

  • Ahmed Fakhry

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian, 1905–1973
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology. (1905-1973) Egyptian archaeologist; he was born in the Fayum Oasis 21-May 1905, son of Ali F. and Galila Abbas; he studied at the University of Cairo; BA, 1928; frorn 1929 -32 he studied at Berlin under Sethe (q.v.),at Brussels under Capart (q.v.), and at Liverpool under Peet (q.v.); he joined the Antiquities Service in 1932 serving first under Selim Hassan (q.v.) at Giza and then at Luxor; Chief Inspector for Middle Egypt and the Oases in 1936 and Chief Inspector for the Delta in 1938; he later served as curator in the Cairo Museum and Chief Inspector of Upper Egypt, Nov. 1942- Oct. 1944; from 1937 his attention was directed to work on sites in the desert oases and from 1944-50 he served as Director of Desert Researches; in 1947 he visited Yemen and conducted an archaeological survey; from 1950-55 he was Director of Pyramid Researches excavating at the Bent Pyramid of Sneferu at Dahshur and at Shawaf, Saqqara, 1951 (see ASAE 71 (1987), 187-93; in 1952 he became Professor of the History of Ancient Egypt at Cairo University retiring in 1965; he was Visiting Professor at Brown University,1953-4, at Pennsylvania in 1966, and also at Amman and California; in 1969 he excavated tombs in the oasis of Dakhla; his principal published works were sept Tombeaux à Iest de la grande pyramids de guizeh, 1935; Recent Explorations in the Oases of the Western Desert, 1942, The Egyptian Desetis. BahRIa Oasis2 vols. 1942, 1950; The, Egyptian Deserts. Siwa Oasis, 1944; The Oasis of Siwa, 1950; The Necrepolis of El-Bagawat in Kharga Oasis' 1951; An Archaeological journey toYemen3vols., 1951-2; TheEgyptian Deserts. The Anwthyst Quarries at Wadi el Hudi', 1952; The Bent pyramid of Dahshur, 1954; The Monuments of snefru at Dahshur, Vol. I, 1959; Vol. II 2 parts 1961; The Pyramids, 1961; The Oases of Egypt Vol I, 1973 Vol. II, 1974; the notes of'his last excavation were posthumouslv edited in Denkmmaler der OaseDachla, 1982; he died in Paris, 7june 1973 Chron. g. 48 (1973), 309-10 (A. Mekhitarian); BSFE 68 (1973), 5-7 (portr.) j. Lecian t); ARCE Newsletter 86 (1973), 1-3 (D. O'Connor); The Oases of Egypt. Vol. II (1974), v-vi (J. Wilson); Denkmaler der Oase Dachla, 1982, 7 (portr.) (R. Stadelmann), II -12 (bibl.) (M. Moursi); G?tt. Misz 76 (1984), 82-3(H. Attiatalla),JEA 59 (1973), 3-5 (I. E. S. Edwards).
  • Hakim Abou Seif (Effendi)

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian
    • Remarks Chief Inspector, Department of Antiquités, ca.1924–1939.

Institutions 1