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*Original paper documents for Appendix B: Cemetery 7000 are in archival boxes K11 and K13 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Ibrahim Faid (Reis)
    Mindjedef (G 7760)

Tombs and Monuments 4

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Mindjedef (G 7760)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7760. Red granite sarcophagus (29-4-442 = MMA 54.80a, b) inscribed for Mindjedef; found in G 7760 B.

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.
  • Ibrahim Faid (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Reis for Schiaparelli. The following sentences have been imposed on the Faid family for their theft of Petrie's tomb which they sold to General Maxwell: Ibrahim Faid - five years, Hamza Faid - five years, the chief of guards at Saqqara - five years, Abd-el-[Monged] Faid - three years, Abd-el-Hady Faid - three years, Son of Ibrahim Faid - two years. These people have been favorites of Maspero for over twenty-five years. Repeated protests that they were plundering the tombs which they were set to guard fell on deaf ears. It is a great satisfaction to me to see that my judgment of these men was correct and to know that a severe lesson has been given to the Kafr-el-Haram thieves. (Reisner, March 25, 1912)