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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Iasen (G 2196)
    Meretites (in G 2196)
    Meryankh (in G 2196)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Iasen (G 2196)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2196. Architectural elements: chapel outer entrance lintel inscribed for Iasen, identified as [jmj-r sjs xntjw-S pr-aA (jmj-r) Hrjw-a a nw nswt wab nswt sHD wabw xntj-S Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr xwfw] overseer of six palace attendants of the Great House, overseer of the authorisations of the royal decrees, royal wab-priest, inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant, secretary, priest of Khufu; drum lintel and south door jamb (name of male figure not preserved on north door jamb) inscribed for Iasen, identified as [sHD wabw xntj-S Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr xwfw rx nswt] inspector of wab-priests, palace attendant, secretary, priest of Khufu, royal acquaintance; chapel inner entrance door jambs uninscribed; also appears in chapel relief (north, south, east, and west walls) and rock-cut statue (west wall); in situ in G 2196.
  • Meretites (in G 2196)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Iasen (owner of G 2196). Appears on chapel outer entrance lintel and south door jamb, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; also appears in chapel relief, east wall; in situ in G 2196.
  • Meryankh (in G 2196)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Iasen (owner of G 2196). Appears in chapel relief, east wall (depicted on smaller scale than standing figures on Iasen and Meretites), identified as [xntj-S pr-aA wab nswt rx nswt] palace attendant of the Great House, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 2196.

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.