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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Ankh-haf (G 1234)
    Ihy (G 5330)
    Iydjefa (G 1313)
    Rahetep (G 4241)
    Sekhemankhptah (G 7152)
    Shepsi (G 2335)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1234

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1313

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2138

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2335

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4241

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 7152

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7331+7332

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 1234)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1234. Architectural elements (court entrance lintel, drum lintel, door jambs) inscribed for Ankh-haf, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA Sps nswt] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of palace attendants of the Great House, noble of the king; in situ in G 1231 (= G 1234).
  • Ihy (G 5330)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5330. False door inscribed for Ihy, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt jmj-r wpwt] royal chamberlain, overseer of commissions; in situ in G 5330. Two obelisks inscribed for Ihy (Berlin 1146, 14-11-158 = MFA 21.958); one found to left of false door (removed by Lepsius), other found in G 5221 chapel debris (behind G 5330).
  • Iydjefa (G 1313)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1313. Chapel entrance lintel and west door jamb, and false door inscribed for Iydjefa, identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA xntj-S pr-aA m wpt Hrj-sStA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, palace attendant of the Great House by commission(?), secretary; found in G 1313 (false door in situ).
  • Rahetep (G 4241)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4241. Architrave (top of chapel west wall) and false door inscribed for Rahetep, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt Hm-nTr maAt jmj-r sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, priest of Maat, overseer of scribes; in situ in G 4241.
  • Sekhemankhptah (G 7152)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • 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.

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.