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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Akhmerutnisut (G 2184)
    Hagy (G 2352)
    Kanefer (in G 2184)
    Khnumnefer (G 2175)
    Ma (G 2361)
    Nedju (G 2175)
    Nimesti (G 2366)
    Qar (in G 2224)
    Rudj (G 2362)
    Sekhemka (G 2360)
    Senedjemib Inti (G 2364)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 42

  • G 2161

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2162

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2163

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2165

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2166

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2167

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2168

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2169

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2171

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2172

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2173

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2174

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2175

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2176

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2177

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2178

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2179

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2181

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2181a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2182

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2184

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2185

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2186

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2224

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2352

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2354

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2355

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2361

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2362

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2363

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2364

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2365

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2366

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 12

Ancient People

  • Akhmerutnisut (G 2184)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2184. Limestone seated statue (MFA 12.1482) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [rx nswt smr jmj-r st n xntjw-S n pr-aA] royal acquaintance, companion, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found in situ in G 2184 inner room of chapel. North and south false doors and architrave in west wall of interior chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; in situ in G 2184 (interior chapel previously blocked by later phases of construction). False door in niche (blocking entrance to interior chapel) in west wall of inner room of chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; found in situ in G 2184. Also appears on painted block (MFA 13.6040) from this false door; found displaced. South false door in west wall of outer room of chapel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut; west and south walls (MFA 13.4352) found in situ in G 2184. Architectural elements (drum lintel and jambs of entrance to inner room of chapel) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA wab nswt] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the royal authorizations of the Great House, royal wab-priest; also appears in chapel relief (east door jamb of entrance to inner room of chapel, west wall of outer room of chapel, identifying inscriptions not preserved in all cases); west and south walls of outer room of chapel (MFA 13.4352) found in situ in G 2184. Fragments of displaced door frame (MFA 47.1886 + MFA 47.1887 + MFA 47.1888 + MFA 47.1889 + MFA 47.1890 + MFA 47.1891 + MFA 47.1892 + MFA 47.1893 + MFA 47.1894) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the royal authorizations of the Great House. Fragment of displaced lintel (MFA 47.1895) inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA jmj-r Xrjw-a nswt n pr-aA nb jmAx xr nb=f wab nswt rx nswt] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of royal authorizations of the Great House, possessor of reverence before his lord, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance. Limestone offering basin (36-10-4) made from lintel inscribed for Akhmerutnisut, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S n pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; found reused in G 2421 X. Roth (Mummies & Magic, p. 87) suggests: "If this lintel was not taken from the tomb of the elder [Akhmerutnisut] (there is no obvious place in that tomb to restore it), it may have been taken from a lost chapel built by his son."
  • Hagy (G 2352)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2352. Limestone false door (north false door) inscribed for Hagy, identified as [rx nswt wab HqA Hwt jssj Hm-nTr bjkwj-nbw jmj-r sxwt xwfw jmj-r sSrt nt Axt-xwfw jmj-r jHw] royal acquaintance, wab-priest, chief of the chapel of Isesi, priest of the Two Horuses of Gold (Khufu), overseer of the fields of Khufu, overseer of the milk herd of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of cattle; in situ in G 2352.
  • Kanefer (in G 2184)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Father ([jt=f] his father) of Akhmerutnisut (owner of G 2184). North and south false doors on east face of mastaba: north false door inscribed for Kanefer and his wife Nuut, south false door (consists of only crossbar = lower lintel and drum lintel) inscribed for Kanefer, identified on both as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2184 (previously covered by two later phases of construction, first by painted mud plaster wall, and later by limestone wall of relief = west wall of outer room of chapel). North false door in west wall of outer room of chapel inscribed for Kanefer and Nuut and appears with Nuut on west door jamb of entrance to inner room in south wall of outer room; west and south walls of outer room of chapel (MFA 13.4352) found in situ in G 2184.
  • Khnumnefer (G 2175)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Nedju) of G 2175. South false door inscribed for Khnumnefer, identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; in situ in G 2175, north chapel (chapel of Khnumnefer). Also appears in chapel relief, north wall of north chapel (MFA 12.1512.1–MFA 12.1512.14), identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; found in situ in G 2175, north chapel (chapel of Khnumnefer).
  • Ma (G 2361)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2361. Limestone false door inscribed for Ma, identified as [jmj-r sSr] overseer of linen; in situ in G 2361.
  • Nedju (G 2175)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Khnumnefer) of G 2175. False door inscribed for Nedju and his wife Tekat; Nedju identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; in situ in G 2175, south chapel (chapel of Nedju).
  • Nimesti (G 2366)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2366. False door inscribed for Nimesti; also appears in chapel relief, panels of relief north and south of false door; identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr Hm-nTr wab nswt jmj-xt Hmw-kA jmj-r sSr xrp Smsw] royal acquaintance, steward, priest, royal wab-priest, under-supervisor of ka-priests, overseer of linen, director of the followers; in situ in G 2366 (south panel in situ in 1912, displaced/missing by 1930).
  • Qar (in G 2224)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragmentary false door inscribed for Qar, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr HwtHr] palace attendant of the Great House, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, priest of Hathor; found reused over intrusive burial G 2224 X.
  • Rudj (G 2362)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2362. Limestone false door inscribed for Rudj; found displaced (and damaged) on G 2362. Fragments of limestone architrave inscribed for Rudj (12-10-37a [face "a"] = MFA 13.4334a, identifed as [Hm-nTr mAat jmj-xt Hmw-kA sS n sA] priest of Maat, under-supervisor of ka-priests, scribe of a phyle; two fitting fragments 12-10-37b [face "b"] = MFA 13.4334b + MFA 13.4334c, identifed as [sAb jmj-r sSw] juridicial overseer of scribes; related fragments: face "a": 35-8-75a and 35-8-75b; face "b": two fitting fragments 35-8-76a = MFA 13.4334d + 35-8-76b = MFA 13.4334g and non-fitting fragment 35-8-76c, and two fitting fragments 35-9-7b = MFA 13.4334e + 35-9-7c = MFA 13.4334f); all originally from G 2362.
  • Sekhemka (G 2360)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2360. Limestone lintel inscribed for Sekhemka, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr mdw rxjjt jwn-knmwt wD-mdw n Hrjw-wDbw Hrj-sStA (...)] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, staff of the commoners, iun-kenmut priest, giver of orders to the masters of reversion-offerings, secretary of ...; found protruding from debris on top of G 2366, originally from north niche in east face of G 2360.
  • Senedjemib Inti (G 2364)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 2364. Senedjemib, [rn=f nfr] his good name Inti. Limestone stela inscribed for Senedjemib Inti and his wife Kedetnes; Senedjemib Inti identified as [sS a nswt xft-Hr sS n sA n Hmw-kA] royal document scribe in the presence, scribe of the phyle of ka-priests; in situ in G 2364. Possibly same individual as Senedjemib Inti (in S 696/703). Similar titles found on limestone false door (KHM Vienna ÄS 8527) found displaced in mastaba S 696/703, shaft S 703, inscribed for Senedjemib Inti.

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.