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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Djaty (G 7810)
    Hordjedef (G 7210-7220)
    Iteti (in G 5232)
    Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)
    Kasewedja (G 5340)
    Khemetnu (G 5210)
    Khufuankh (in G 7760)
    Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)
    Memi (G 5530)
    Neferqed (G 1151)
    Nensedjerkai [I] (G 2100-II)
    Nikaure (G 8158)
    Werirni (Werirni)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 16

  • G 1151

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1151

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100-II

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2155

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4920

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 7130-7140

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7810

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 8158

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)
  • Werirni

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 15

Ancient People

  • Djaty (G 7810)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • Hordjedef (G 7210-7220)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Hordjedef was buried in G 7220.
  • Iteti (in G 5232)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (14-11-148 = MFA 21.957) inscribed for Iteti; found displaced in G 5232 A debris.
  • Kaninisut [I] (G 2155)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2155. Father of Kaninisut [II] (owner of G 2156). Chapel entrance north and south door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Kaninisut; also appears in chapel relief (west wall, between false doors, north wall, and east wall, over chapel entrance); chapel (KHM Vienna ÄS 8006) found in situ in G 2155.
  • Kasewedja (G 5340)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5340. South false door upper lintel inscribed for Kasewedja; also appears in chapel relief (north and south walls); identified as [jmj-r wpwt xrp aw xrp sH] overseer of commissions, director of interpretors, director of the dining hall; in situ in G 5340. Possible son or grandson of Kanefer (owner of G 2150).
  • Khemetnu (G 5210)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5210. Architectural element (frieze-text, including back side of one block also inscribed for Khemetnu) and upper lintels of north and south niches (south niche also includes tablet and cross-bar = lower lintel) inscribed for Khemetnu, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmw-kA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw jmj-r pr n jrj-pat sa nswt kAwab jmj-r pr n wrt Hzt sAt nswt mrsanx jmj-r pr n (sAt?)- nswt ... HtpHrs] royal acquaintance, overseer of ka-priests, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, steward of the hereditary prince, king's son Kawab, steward of "Great-of-Praise", king's daughter Meresankh, steward of the king's daughter ... Hetepheres; in situ in G 5210. Also appears chapel relief in tomb of Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540: G 7530), chapel entrance south door jamb, and room a (= main room), west wall (panel of relief south of false door) with same titles.
  • Khufuankh (in G 7760)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Khufu and probably Henutsen. He is buried in G 7140.
  • Memi (G 5530)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5530. False door inscribed for Memi, identified as [Hm-nTr xwfw xntj-S pr-aA] priest of Khufu, palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 5530.
  • Neferqed (G 1151)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1151. False door inscribed for Neferqed, identified as [rx nswt pr-aA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA Hm-nTr xwfw wab nswt Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr ra m Sspwjbra] royal acquaintance of the Great House, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, priest of Khufu, royal wab-priest, secretary, priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre; also appears in chapel relief (west and north walls of recess, west wall of corridor, south wall), identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; in situ in G 1151. Uninscribed limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19806) attributed to Neferqed, his wife Hemetre, and son (unidentified); found in situ in G 1151, vestibule (= pillared portico).
  • Nensedjerkai [I] (G 2100-II)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2100-II. Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Merib (owner of G 2100-I). Architectural elements, including archtrave over pillared portico, chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel, and north and south false doors inscribed for Nensedjerkai; also appears on east and west faces of pillars of pillared portico; identified as [sAt nswt Xkrt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr Hm-nTr xwfw] king's daughter, royal ornament, priestess of Hathor, priestess of Khufu; in situ in G 2100-II. Also appears in chapel relief in tomb of her father Merib, chapel entrance south door jamb (reveal); chapel (ÄMP Berlin 1107) found in situ in G 2100-I.
  • Nikaure (G 8158)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 8158 = Lepsius 87, identified as [sA-nswt n Xt=f smsw tAjtj sAb TAtj] king's eldest son of his body, chief justice and vizier.
  • Werirni (Werirni)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Werirni (unnumbered mastaba, located between G 7810 and G 7820, excavated by the Service des Antiquités). Granite sarcophagus (Cairo JE 48078 = CG 6007) inscribed for Werirni, identified as [jrj-pat xtmw-bjtj mdw Hp sAw nxn r p nb smr watj HAtj-a jmj js Hrj-tp nxb Hrj-tp DAt] hereditary prince, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt, herdsman of Apis, guardian of Nekhen, mouth of every Butite, sole companion, count, councillor, chief of Nekheb, supervisor of the wardrobe; from shaft of mastaba of Werirni.

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.