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  • Attested
    Nefer (G 2110)
    Nefersehetep (between G 3003 and G 3015)
  • Excavator
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 5-6
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Baer Date
    Dynasty 6
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    G 3015 A; G 3015 B
  • Remarks
    Note: Numbers G 3016-3019 used.

Finds 2

Excavation Diary Pages 5

Maps & Plans 8

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 33

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: The University Museum, 1924, pp. 96, 147 [23], 153 [34], fig. 83, pls. 15, 50.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 96, plan 9.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, p. 163 n. 1 (called G 3018).

    Reisner, unpublished manuscript, Boxes L8 & L9, Appendix J: The Mastabas in Cemeteries G 1400 and G 3000, p. 62.

People 3

Ancient People

  • Nefer (G 2110)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 2110. Appears in chapel relief (south, west, and east walls; not all instances with inscription preserved), identifed as [(sAb) nxt-xrw HqA Hwt jmj-r sSw Xrt-a nswt Hrj-sStA nswt m swt nb sS pr-aA] strong-of-voice (of the judiciary), chief of the estate, overseer of scribes of the portfolios of the king, secretary of the king in all places, scribe of the Great House; in situ in G 2110. Displaced fragments of relief (three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2 = MFA 31.780), upper part of standing figures of Nefer and Wenankhes; originally from G 2110, south wall of chapel (lower part of figures still in situ). Displaced blocks of relief from south door jamb (Louvre B 51) and north door jamb (MFA 07.1002) inscribed for Nefer, identifed as [jmj-r Xkrw nswt nb xrp aprw nfrw jmj-r stj DfAw jmj-r pr-aHAw wr mDw Sma rx nswt jmj-r prwj-HD] overseer of all royal ornaments, director of crews of recruits, overseer of the two places of provisions, overseer of the house of weapons, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, overseer of the two treasuries; originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Displaced false door tablet with crossbar = lower lintel (Museo Barracco 1) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, overseer of the treasury; originally from G 2110, west wall of chapel. Limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13531) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw xrp aprw nfrw sS a nswt jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, director of crews of recruits, royal document scribe, overseer of the treasury; found reused in G 3015, originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Limestone reserve head (MFA 06.1886) attributed to Nefer; found in G 2110 A.
  • Nefersehetep (between G 3003 and G 3015)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragment of limestone lintel (UPM_E13540) inscribed for Nefersehetep, identified as [Xkrt nswt rxt nswt] royal ornament, royal acquaintance; from debris between G 3003 and G 3015.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.