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*Original paper documents for Appendix A: Cemetery en Échelon are in archival box K11 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Henutsen (in G 5080)
    Hetep (in G 5080)
    Itji (in G 5080)
    Khentka (in G 5080)
    Khentka (in G 5080)
    Meretites (in G 5080)
    Nedjem (in G 5080)
    Nedjetempet (in G 5080)
    Neferhetepre (in G 5080)
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
    Rahetep (in G 5080)
    Rawer (in G 5080)
    Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)
    Setju (in G 5080)
    Tjena (in G 5080)
    Weri (in G 5080)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 17

Ancient People

  • Henutsen (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080); Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, seated with her husband at offering table), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 5080. Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Seshemnefer [III] (owner of G 5170). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief south of south false door), identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr Nt wptt wAwt Hm-nTr HwtHr swt=s nb] royal acquaintance, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways and of Hathor in all her places; chapel (Tübingen 3) found in situ in G 5170.
  • Hetep (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (33-1-71) inscribed for Hetep, identified as [jrj nbw pr-aA jmj-r pr Ddfra xntj-S wab nswt] keeper of the gold of the Great House, steward of Djedefre, palace attendant, royal wab-priest; found displaced in G 5080 B.
  • Itji (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), east wall (bottom register, second figure from right, picking up bird); in situ in G 5080.
  • Khentka (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), east wall (top register, depicted as scribe); in situ in G 5080.
  • Khentka (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), east wall (top register, depicted as scribe); in situ in G 5080.
  • Meretites (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother ([mwt=f] his mother) of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief south of south false door), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 5080.
  • Nedjem (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), north wall (bottom register, second figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 5080.
  • Nedjetempet (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, kneeling beneath chair, figure on left); in situ in G 5080.
  • Neferhetepre (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief north of north false door, top register), and south wall (middle register of three registers fully preserved, figure on left), identified as [sS a nswt sAb sHD sSw] royal document scribe, juridicial inspector of scribes; in situ in G 5080.
  • Pehenptah (G 5280)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5280. False door inscribed for Pehenptah; found in situ in G 5280. Limestone drum lintel (39-9-2) inscribed for Pehenptah, identified as [rx nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found displaced in G 5280. Limestone standing statue (12-10-2 = Cairo JE 44609) inscribed for Pehenptah and limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; both found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab with some fragments from outside serdab. Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.
  • Rahetep (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), north wall (bottom register, first figure on left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 5080.
  • Rawer (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief north of north false door, second register) and south wall (middle register of three registers fully preserved, middle figure), identified as [sS a nswt] royal document scribe; in situ in G 5080.
  • Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.
  • Setju (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Probable son of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (panel of relief north of north false door, bottom register), identified as [sS] scribe; in situ in G 5080.
  • Tjena (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), north wall (bottom register, last figure on right), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 5080.
  • Weri (in G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Seshemnefer [II] (owner of G 5080), north wall (bottom register, fifth figure from left), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; in situ in G 5080.

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.