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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969
    Ankh-haf (G 1234)
    Niuty (G 4611)
    Sankhenptah (G 5520)
    Sedaug (G 1012)
    Sedjemu (G 1011)
    Sekhemka (G 1029)
    Senenu (G 1608)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1016

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1029

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1211

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1234

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4512

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 9

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).
  • Niuty (G 4611)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4611. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel (Yale 1937.132) and south false door inscribed for Niuty, identified as [smr watj n(j) mrwt xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt jrj mrHt pr-aA] sole companion, possessor of love, director of the palace, secretary of the House of Morning, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', keeper of oils of the Great House. Also appears in chapel relief; in situ in G 4611.
  • Sankhenptah (G 5520)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5520. Limestone lintel (33-2-194), fragments of limestone architrave (35-11-15a-f), blocks of relief (33-3-10a, d) inscribed for Sankhenptah, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw wr mDw Sma rx nswt Hrj-sStA jmj-r DADAt jmj-r kAt sHD sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, secretary, overseer of the council, overseer of works, inspector of scribes; found in G 5520 and displaced in pits associated with surrounding mastabas.
  • Sedaug (G 1012)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1012. Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr sAHwra Hm-nTr ra m nxn-ra rx nswt jmj-r qstjw] royal wab-priest, priest of Sahure, priest of Re in the sun-temple of Userkaf, royal acquaintance, overseer of sculptors; in situ in G 1012. False door (south false door) (KHM Vienna ÄS 8014) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw wab nswt] overseer of sculptors, royal wab-priest; fragment (upper part) of lintel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8520) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw] overseer of sculptors; and offering basin (KHM Vienna ÄS 8538) inscribed for Sedaug, identified as [jmj-r qstjw wab nswt Hm-nTr xa-bA-sAHwra] overseer of sculptors, royal wab-priest, priest of the pyramid of Sahure; all three removed (prior to Reisner excavation) from G 1012.
  • Sedjemu (G 1011)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1011. Drum lintel inscribed for Sedjemu, identified as [rx nswt sHD nxt-xrw n pr-HD jrj wDA nbw] royal acquaintance, inspector of the strong-of-voice of the treasury, keeper of the storehouse of gold; in situ in G 1011, entrance of corridor b.
  • Sekhemka (G 1029)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1029. False door (south false door) inscribed for Sekhemka; also appears in chapel relief (not all instances inscribed with his name); identified as [Hm-nTr Ra m Sspwjbra Hrj-sStA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre, secretary, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.
  • Senenu (G 1608)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1608. Limestone seated statue (32-3-11 = Cairo JE 60546) inscribed for Senenu, identified as [sHD Hmw-kA] inspector of ka-priests; found in situ in G 1608 serdab.

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.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.