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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Series
    Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt
  • Year Published
    2003
  • Citation Text
    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven & Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University & University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ini (G 1235)
    Iunu (G 4150)
    Kaemah (G 1223)
    Kanefer (G 1203)
    Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)
    Khufunakht (G 1205)
    Meresankh II (G 7410-7420)
    Meretites (G 4140)
    Meretites (G 7650)
    Meryhetepef (G 4360)
    Nefer (G 1207)
    Nefretiabet (G 1225)
    Sedit (G 2100)
    Seshatsekhentiu (G 2120)
    Setjihekenet (G 1227)
    Wenshet (G 4840)
    Wepemnefret (G 1201)
  • Publisher
    Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Author
    Peter Der Manuelian, 1959–

Tombs and Monuments 37

Finds 24

People 18

Ancient People

  • Ini (G 1235)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1235. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37727 = CG 57127 bis = Port Said National Museum P 4082) inscribed for Ini, identified as [xrp mrw jHw rx nswt] director of cattle pastures, royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1235. Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19798) inscribed for Ini, identified as [xrp nrw] director of herdsmen; found in G 1235.
  • Iunu (G 4150)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4150. Limestone slab stela (Hildesheim 2145) inscribed for Iunu, identified as [jmj-r sAw Sma wr mDw Sma sA nswt] overseer of the phyles of Upper Egypt, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 4150.
  • Kaemah (G 1223)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1223. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37725 = CG 57128) inscribed for Kaemah, identified as [jmj-r sAw Sma wr mDw Sma sA nswt] overseer of the phyles of Upper Egypt, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 1223.
  • Kanefer (G 1203)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1203. Limestone slab stela (Hearst 6-19807) inscribed for Kanefer, identified as [jmj-r wpwt xrp tmAtjw] overseer of commissions, director of bowcase bearers; pieces found in G 1203 chapel and displaced in walls of pit in G 1235 chapel.
  • Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2155. Father of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156). Chapel entrance north and south door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Kaninisut; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, between false doors, north wall, and east wall, over chapel entrance); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Khufunakht (G 1205)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1205. Limestone slab stela (Hearst 6-19786) inscribed for Khufunakht, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1205.
  • Meresankh II (G 7410-7420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Meresankh buried in G 7410.
  • Meretites (G 4140)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4140. Limestone slab stela (MFA 12.1510) inscribed for Meretites, identified as [sAt nswt nt Xt=f] king's daughter of his body; found in situ on east face of G 4140.
  • Meretites (G 7650)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner (with husband Akhethetep) of G 7650. Identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr Nt] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Khufu, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Neith. Parents are probably Khufu and Meretites [I].
  • Meryhetepef (G 4360)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4360. Alabaster offering table (Hildesheim 3048) inscribed for Meryhetepef, identified as [sAb aD-mr] judge and administrator; found in situ in G 4360 chapel.
  • Nefer (G 1207)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1207. Limestone slab stela (Hearst 6-19801) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1207.
  • Nefretiabet (G 1225)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1225. Limestone slab stela (Louvre E 15591) inscribed for Nefretiabet, identified as [sAt nswt] king's daughter; found in G 1225.
  • Sedit (G 2100)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2100. Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Merib (owner of G 2100-I). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of her son Merib, south and east walls, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb=s] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Neith north of her wall; chapel (ÄMP Berlin 1107) found in situ in G 2100-I.
  • Seshatsekhentiu (G 2120)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 2120. Limestone slab stela (group of unregistered fragments + 33-2-187 + 38-3-2 + 38-3-3 = MFA 06.1894) inscribed for Seshatsekhentiu; some fragments found east and west of G 2120. Fragments of red granite drum lintel (38-3-11) originally inscribed with name and titles of Seshatsekhentiu; partially preserved titles: [Xrj-(Hb)] lector(-priest), [Hrj-tp ...tjw] chief .... (Seshatsekhen)tiu; found in debris in front of slab stela emplacement in east face of G 2120.
  • Setjihekenet (G 1227)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1227. Limestone slab stela (Cairo JE 37726 = CG 57127 = Port Said National Museum P 4082) inscribed for Setjihekenet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ on east face of G 1227.
  • Wenshet (G 4840)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4840. False door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb=s Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Neith north of her wall, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Fragment of limestone slab stela (14-2-1 = MFA 14.1183) inscribed for Wenshet; found in G 4832 A, originally from G 4840.
  • Wepemnefret (G 1201)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 1201. Limestone slab stela (Hearst 6-19825) inscribed for Wepemnefret, identified as [mDH sSw nswt wr mDw Sma hkA mHjt Hm-nTr Hqt xt HA sA nswt] craftsman of the king's scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, heka-priest of Mehit, priest of Heqet, khet-priest of Ha, king's son; found in situ on east face of G 1201.

Modern People

  • Peter Der Manuelian

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates 1959–
    • Remarks Giza Archives Project Director, 2000-2011; Giza Project at Harvard Director, 2011-present.

Institutions 2