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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Henry Frederick Lutz, American, 1886–1973
    Hetepi (in G 1020)
    Khufuankh (G 4520)
    Menkaure
    Mes-sa (G 1020)
    Neferirkare
    Persen (Lepsius 20)
    Renpetnefret (in G 1020)
    Shepseskaf
    Userkaf
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 11

Ancient People

  • Hetepi (in G 1020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Probable son of Mes-sa (owner of G 1020). Limestone seated pair statue (Hearst 6-19760) inscribed for Hetepi and his wife Renpetnefret; Hetepi identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 1020 serdab.
  • Khufuankh (G 4520)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4520. Limestone false door (MFA 21.3081) inscribed for Khufuankh, identified as [rx nswt xntj-S pr-aA Hsw jmj-r Hsw pr-aA jmj-r sbjw] royal acquaintance, palace attendant of the Great House, singer, overseer of singers of the Great House, overseer of flautists; found in situ in G 4520. Limestone offering stone (14-4-49 = MFA 47.1634) inscribed for Khufuankh and his wife Djefatka; Khufuankh identified as [rx nswt Hsw xntj-S pr-aA] royal acquaintance, singer, palace attendant of the Great House; found in situ in front of false door. Limestone seated family group statue (14-3-4a = MFA 14.1445.1 + 14-3-4b = MFA 14.445.2) of Khufuankh, his wife Djefatka, and son Menkaure-ankh; found between G 4620 and G 4530 (SW of G 4630), originally from G 4520. Appears on small false door inscribed for Iaunisut and his wife Iupu, north outer jamb, identified as [xntj-S pr-aA] palace attendant of the Great House; found in situ in exterior chapel of G 4520. Limestone offering basin inscribed for Khufuankh, identified as [Hsw xntj-S] singer, palace attendant; found in situ in front of small false door inscribed for Iaunisut and his wife Iupu in exterior chapel of G 4520.
  • Menkaure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.
  • Mes-sa (G 1020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1020. Limestone standing statue (Hearst 6-19826) inscribed for Mes-sa; found in situ in G 1020 serdab.
  • Neferirkare

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 5.
  • Persen (Lepsius 20)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Lepsius 20. Appears on south, east and west walls, and southern false door inscribed for Persen, identified as [rx nswt wr mDw Sma xrp Hmw-nTr sS a nswt jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt] royal acquaintance, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, director of priests, royal document scribe, overseer of all royal works; in situ in Lepsius 20.
  • Renpetnefret (in G 1020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Hetepi (probable son of Mes-sa, owner of G 1020). Limestone seated pair statue (Hearst 6-19760) inscribed for Hetepi and his wife Renpetnefret; Renpetnefret identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 1020 serdab.
  • Shepseskaf

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 4. Son of Menkaure. Horus name: [SpsXt] Shepseskhet.
  • Userkaf

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [jrjmAat] Irymaat.

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.
  • Henry Frederick Lutz

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1886–1973