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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969
    Mernisut (G 1301)
    Minnefer (G 2421)
    Sames (G 1104)
    Teti (G 1040+1041)
    Teti (G 1162+1172)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

Photos 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Mernisut (G 1301)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1301. Architrave and false door inscribed for Mernisut; also appears in chapel relief; limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37713) and limestone window (Cairo JE 37728) inscribed for Mernisut; identified as [rx nswt wab nswt nxt-xrw n Snwt n Xnw sHD jrjw-xt Snwt n Xnw sHD jrjw-mDAt n aw nswt] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, strong-of-voice of the granary of the Residence, inspector of custodians of property of the granary of the Residence, inspector of archivists of the royal documents; (west wall of chapel = Detroit Institute of Arts 71.292) found in situ in G 1301, statue and window found in G 1301.
  • Minnefer (G 2421)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2421. Four limestone standing statues (36-5-40 = MFA 37.637 deaccessioned = Cleveland 1948.420, 36-5-41 = MFA 37.639, 36-5-42, 36-5-43 = MFA 37.2740) inscribed for Minnefer, identified on all as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; all found in situ in G 2421 serdab (incorrectly attributed to G 2427 in Porter-Moss III, p. 94). Limestone lintel (36-5-67) inscribed for Minnefer and his wife Hekenu; Minnefer identified as [jmj-r wpwt xntjw-S pr-aA rx nswt Hrj-sStA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of commissions of palace attendants of the Great House, royal acquaintance, secretary, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found displaced in G 2421. Limestone offering basin (12-11-54) inscribed for Minnefer, identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA xrp aH(?) Hrj-sStA n nb=f sHD xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, director of the palace(?), secretary of his lord, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House; found in test hole north of G 2375 (G 2399), probably originally from G 2421.
  • Sames (G 1104)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Probable owner of G 1104. Limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37717) inscribed for Sames, identified as [rx nswt sHD wjA] royal acquaintance, inspector of the boat; found in situ in G 1104 serdab.
  • Teti (G 1040+1041)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37720) inscribed for Teti, identified as [rx nswt sHD qdw] royal acquaintance, insepctor of builders; found in situ in G 1040+1041 serdab.
  • Teti (G 1162+1172)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1162+1172. False door inscribed for Teti, identified as [jmj-r qdw rx nswt] overseer of builders, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1162+1172. Limestone drum lintel (35-1-18) inscribed for Teti, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found reused in G 1162+1172 B.

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.
  • 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.