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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Djati (G 2337 X)
    Hamka (G 5540)
    Memi (G 5530)
    Sankhenptah (G 5520)
    Shepsi (G 2335)
    Tjeneni (near G 2337)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 29

  • G 2335

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2336

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337 X

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2338

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2339

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2351

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2371

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5512

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5521

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5523

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5524

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5540

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5541

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5542

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5553

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5554

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5555

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5561

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5562

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5563

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5564

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Djati (G 2337 X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2337 X. Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of Teti. False door inscribed for Djati, identified as [sAb xrp sSw sHD sSw] juridicial director of scribes and inspector of scribes; in situ in G 2337 X. Also appears in chapel relief, block of relief south of false door (second register), identified as [jmj-r pr sS n sA Hm(w)-kA] steward, scribe of a phyle of ka-priests, (fourth and fifth [bottom] registers), identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; in situ in G 2337 X. Limestone lintel (25-7-1 = MFA 27.446) inscribed for Djati, identified as [tAjtj sAb TAtj jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt jmj-r sSw n a mrr nb=f snDm-jb n(j) Dt=f sAb sHD sSw smAa wDa mdw n wsxt jmj-r pr sS n sA Hmw-kA] chief justice and vizier, overseer of all royal works, overseer of document scribes, beloved of his lord Senedjemib, he who belongs to his funerary estate, juridicial inspector of scribes, verifier of the judgement of the broad hall, steward, scribe of a phyle of ka-priests; also appears on block of relief (25-7-21 = MFA 27.445), possibly door jamb (bottom register); found in G 2337 X, displaced in front of false door.
  • Hamka (G 5540)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5540. False door inscribed for Hamka; also depicted on chapel pillar (name preserved on E face); in situ in G 5540. Fragments of limestone lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8532) inscribed for Hamka and his wife Nebuankh; Hamka identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA (Hm-nTr) Hr mDdw Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr bjkwy-nbw Hrj-pr pr-aA Hrj-sStA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu), priest of Khufu, priest of the Two Horuses of Gold (Khufu), major-domo of the Great House, secretary; findspot unknown, originally from G 5540.
  • Memi (G 5530)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5530. False door inscribed for Memi, identified as [Hm-nTr xwfw xntj-S pr-aA] priest of Khufu, palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 5530.
  • Sankhenptah (G 5520)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5520. Limestone lintel (33-2-194), fragments of limestone architrave (35-11-15a-f), blocks of relief (33-3-10a, d) inscribed for Sankhenptah, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw wr mDw Sma rx nswt Hrj-sStA jmj-r DADAt jmj-r kAt sHD sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, secretary, overseer of the council, overseer of works, inspector of scribes; found in G 5520 and displaced in pits associated with surrounding mastabas.
  • Shepsi (G 2335)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wood coffin (13-1-524) inscribed for Shepsi, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt] royal chamberlain; found in G 2335 A burial chamber.
  • Tjeneni (near G 2337)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone false door (12-10-33 = MFA 13.4336) inscribed for Tjeneni, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA jmj-r sSr n(j) st-jb nb=f Hm-kA] inspector of ka-priests, overseer of linen, favorite of his lord, ka-priest; found in debris at northwest corner of G 2337 and south of G 2371. Possibly from G 2338 or from Mariette's dump from G 2370.

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.