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*Original paper documents for Chapter 9 are in archival boxes K01 and K02 in the Egyptian Section archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Details

  • 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Idu (in G 7101)
    Mernisut (G 1301)

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 4

People 4

Ancient People

  • Idu (in G 7101)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA mrjj=f] his beloved son) of Qar (owner of G 7101). Appears in chapel relief, room E (north wall, standing before his father and grandmother, depicted as young boy); in situ in G 7101. Appears on displaced block of relief block (25-5-47 = MFA 27.1130), identifed as [sS a nswt xft-Hr sAb jmj-r sSw] royal document scribe in the presence, juridicial overseer of scribes; found in G 7101 (originally from upper stairway). Name appears on displaced block of relief (25-5-46) originally from lower stairway (south wall), and in situ in room E (west wall, north of false door). Possibly same individual as Idu (G 7102), owner of G 7102.
  • Mernisut (G 1301)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1301. Architrave and false door inscribed for Mernisut; also appears in chapel relief; limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37713) and limestone window (Cairo JE 37728) inscribed for Mernisut; identified as [rx nswt wab nswt nxt-xrw n Snwt n Xnw sHD jrjw-xt Snwt n Xnw sHD jrjw-mDAt n aw nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, strong-of-voice of the granary of the Residence, inspector of custodians of property of the granary of the Residence, inspector of archivists of the royal documents; (west wall of chapel = Detroit Institute of Arts 71.292) found in situ in G 1301, statue and window found in G 1301.

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.