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*Original paper documents for Chapter 9 are in archival boxes K01 and K02 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Intef (in G 2391)
    Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy (G 2386/G 2381)
    Mesi (near G 2461')
    Minnefer (G 2421)
    Senedjemib (near G 2461')
    Tjeti (near G 2461')
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2461'

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 6

People 7

Ancient People

  • Intef (in G 2391)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragment of limestone offering stone (35-11-40) inscribed for Intef; found in G 2391 B chamber.
  • Merptahankh-meryre Ptahshepses Impy (G 2386/G 2381)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Possible owner of one of two stone built chapels G 2386a or G 2386b, buried in sloping-passage shaft G 2381 A. Merptahankh-meryre, [rn=f nfr] his good name Ptahshepses Impy. Son of Merptahankh-meryre Nekhebu (owner of G 2381). Wood coffin (12-12-575 = MFA 13.3085) inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a sm xrp SnDt nbt Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp jmA-a xtmw-bjtj jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt smr watj mDH nswt qdw m prwj jmj-r wabtj] count, sem-priest, director of every kilt, chief lector-priest, gracious of arm, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt, overseer of all royal works, sole companion, royal architect in the two houses, overseer of the two wabets; found in situ in G 2381 A. Copper flaring basin (12-12-265 = MFA 13.2940) inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt smr watj mDH nswt qdw] count, overseer of all royal works, sole companion, royal architect; found in situ in G 2381 A. Wesekh broadcollar (12-12-583 = MFA 13.3086) with terminals inscribed for Impy, identified as [HAtj-a jmj-r kAt] count, overseer of works; found (more than one-half intact) in situ in G 2381 A.
  • Mesi (near G 2461')

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi, identified as [sS a nswt n xft-Hr pr-aA] royal document scribe of the Great House in the presence; found near G 2461'.
  • Minnefer (G 2421)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2421. Four limestone standing statues (36-5-40 = MFA 37.637 deaccessioned = Cleveland 1948.420, 36-5-41 = MFA 37.639, 36-5-42, 36-5-43 = MFA 37.2740) inscribed for Minnefer, identified on all as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; all found in situ in G 2421 serdab (incorrectly attributed to G 2427 in Porter-Moss III, p. 94). Limestone lintel (36-5-67) inscribed for Minnefer and his wife Hekenu; Minnefer identified as [jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA rx nswt Hrj-sStA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House, royal acquaintance, secretary, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found displaced in G 2421. Limestone offering basin (12-11-54) inscribed for Minnefer, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA xrp aH(?) Hrj-sStA n nb=f sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, director of the palace(?), secretary of his lord, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found in test hole north of G 2375 (G 2399), probably originally from G 2421.
  • Senedjemib (near G 2461')

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Senedjemib identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.
  • Tjeti (near G 2461')

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Name appears on limestone offering stone (12-12-208) inscribed for Mesi; Tjeti identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; found near G 2461'.

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.