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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Henry Frederick Lutz, American, 1886–1973
    Imhetep (G 5020)
    Iymery (G 3098)
    Merernisut (G 1636)
    Merernisut (in G 1636)
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Nedjebu (in G 1636)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
    Rudj (G 3086)
    Sebkhu (in G 1636)
    Senenu (in G 1206)
    Shepses(?) (in G 1050)
    Teti (in G 1636)
    Tjena (in G 1636)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1206

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1636

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 16

Ancient People

  • Imhetep (G 5020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5020. Limestone offering basin (15-1-35) inscribed for Imhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 5020.
  • Iymery (G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13525) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [jmj-r wxrt] overseer of the dockyard; fragment of pottery offering stand (UPM_E13545) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery (identified as [rx nswt wab mwt nswt] royal acquaintance, wab-priest of the king's mother) and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); all found in G 3098.
  • Merernisut (G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1636. Limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA smsw wxrt] ship's carpenter, elder of the dockyard; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Merernisut (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Nedjebu (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sHD Smsw (?)] inspector of retainers (?); found in situ in G 1636.
  • Persenet (in G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Iymery (owner of G 3098). Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance (dedicated by her son Rudj, owner of G 3086); limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); found in G 3098.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.
  • Sebkhu (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Senenu (in G 1206)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Ikhetneb (owner of G 1206). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19752) inscribed for Senenu (dedicated by his son Akhethetep), identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw xrp jmjw sA aD-mr grgt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests, director of members of a phyle, administrator of a settlement, priest of Khufu; found in situ in front of entrance to G 1206 offering chamber-serdab. Uninscribed limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19775) attributed to Senenu and his wife (unnamed); found in G 1206 offering chamber-serdab.
  • Shepses(?) (in G 1050)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragment of limestone offering basin inscribed for Shepses(?); inscribed with latter part of offering formula [. . .wAg(?) skr Hb nb rkH Spss(?)] . . .the wag-festival, the Sokar-festival, every festival, the fire-lighting festival, Shepses(?); found displaced in upper debris of G 1050 X.
  • Teti (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Tjena (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • Henry Frederick Lutz

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1886–1973