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*Original paper documents for “Additional Material: Description of Addition to Cemetery en Échelon” can be found in archival box K10 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Djaty (G 5370)
    Kakherptah Fetekta (G 5560)
    Kasewedja (G 5340)
    Khnumhetep (Lepsius 38)
    Rawer [II] (G 5470)
    Rawer [I] (G 5270)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 47

  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5211

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5222

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5224

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5226

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5228

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5229

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5231

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5234

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5236

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5237

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5270

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5321

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5331

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5333

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5334

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5334

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5350

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5413

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5460

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5470

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5550

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5560

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • Lepsius 38

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 9

Ancient People

  • Djaty (G 5370)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5370. Architrave and false door inscribed for Djaty, identified as [wr mDw Sma jmj-r kAt nswt] great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, overseer of royal works; in situ in G 5370.
  • Kakherptah Fetekta (G 5560)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5560. Kakherptah, [rn=f nfr] his good name Fetekta. Architectural elements, including frieze-text from top of east facade, chapel entrance lintel and door jambs, and south false door inscribed for Kakherptah, identified as [sAb aD-mr jmj-r jnb-HD xm sHD wabw Axt-xwfw jmj-r njwt mAwt nt nfr-jssj jmj-r sSw wr mDw Sma nj-nst-xntt xrp sSw jrjw jaH Hm-nTr mAat] judge and administrator, overseer of the Memphite and Letopolite nomes, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of new settlements of the pyramid of Isesi, overseer of scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, director of scribes connected with the moon, priest of Maat; also appears in chapel relief (one block of relief = Berlin (East) 1137) and burial chamber wall painting; some in situ in G 5560 (fragments of frieze-text and chapel relief found in or near G 5560). Possibly same individual as Fetekta, son of Senedjemb Inti (owner of G 2370).
  • Kasewedja (G 5340)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5340. South false door upper lintel inscribed for Kasewedja; also appears in chapel relief (north and south walls); identified as [jmj-r wpwt xrp aw xrp sH] overseer of commissions, director of interpretors, director of the dining hall; in situ in G 5340. Possible son or grandson of Kanefer (owner of G 2150).
  • Khnumhetep (Lepsius 38)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Lepsius 38. False door (only lower part preserved) inscribed for Khnumhetep, identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA smr pr] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, companion of the house; in situ in Lepsius 38. Fragmentary (incomplete) lintel with no name preserved but with similar titles, [Hrj-pr pr-aA jmj-r wpwt jmj-xt sHD jmj-r st xntjw-S] major-domo of the Great House, overseer of commissions, and under-supervisor, inspector and overseer of the department of palace attendants; found near Lepsius 38, possibly from this tomb.
  • Rawer [II] (G 5470)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5470. False door inscribed for Rawer, identified as [sAb aD-mr jmj-r sSw Hm-nTr maAt] judge and administrator, overseer of scribes, priest of Ma'at; also appears in chapel relief (west, east, south walls); false door in situ in G 5470. Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Seshemnefer [III] (owner of G 5170). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief north of north false door, second register, figure on left), identified as [sS a nswt] royal document scribe; chapel (Tübingen 3) found in situ in G 5170.
  • Rawer [I] (G 5270)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5270. Base of limestone statue (KHM Vienna ÄS 8544) and fragments of frieze-text originally from over serdab (Cairo JE 43965) inscribed for Rawer, identified as [sS a n nswt rx nswt sS n Xrt-a nswt sS a n nswt xft-Hr] royal document scribe, royal acquaintance, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe in the presence; found in G 5270. Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, depicted as young boy standing in front of his parents); in situ in G 4940.

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. 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.
  • 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.