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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Bebib (Bebib)
    Inetkaes (in G 1039)
    Mertash (G 1039)
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Rudj (G 3086)
    Sabu (G 1402)
    Tefnen (G 1304)

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1211

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1304

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2191

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 9

Ancient People

  • Bebib (Bebib)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Bebib (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli). Lintel (Turin S.1864) and drum lintel inscribed for Bebib, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes; found in mastaba of Bebib.
  • Inetkaes (in G 1039)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Mertash (possible owner of G 1039) (proposed relationship to Mertash according to Reisner). Two limestone statues (seated = Hearst 6-19773, standing = Hearst 6-19800) inscribed for Inetkaes, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt jwnt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-Dendera; name spelled [jntks] on seated statue, [jntskA] on standing statue; seated statue found in G 1039 serdab, standing statue found in debris.
  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.
  • Sabu (G 1402)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1402. Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel. Sabu identified on both as [jmj-r Hmwtjw mr(?)] overseer of the craftsmen of weaving(?).
  • Tefnen (G 1304)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1304. Limestone false door (Cairo JE 56994) inscribed for Tefnen, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest; false door found in pieces (lower half in situ) in G 1304 (incorrectly attributed to debris north of G 2041 in Porter-Moss III, p. 69).

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.