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*Original paper documents for Chapter 12 are in archival boxes K06 and K07 in the Egyptian Section archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


  • Classification
    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date
    about 1934–1942
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Redienptah(?) (in G 1360)
    Sekhemka (G 2360)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

People 4

Ancient People

  • Isesi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [Dd-xaw] Djedkhau; other names: [Dd-kA-ra] Djedkare, [jssj] Isesi
  • Redienptah(?) (in G 1360)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone headrest (MFA 21.2792a-c deaccessioned) inscribed for Redienptah(?), identified as [sHD pr-aA] inspector of the Great House; found in situ in G 1360 A. Drawing of headrest shows suspect spelling of name.
  • Sekhemka (G 2360)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2360. Limestone lintel inscribed for Sekhemka, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr mdw rxjjt jwn-knmwt wD-mdw n Hrjw-wDbw Hrj-sStA (...)] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, staff of the commoners, iun-kenmut priest, giver of orders to the masters of reversion-offerings, secretary of ...; found protruding from debris on top of G 2366, originally from north niche in east face of G 2360.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • 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.