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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix N: Cemetery G 4000” can be found in archival box L13 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Hunehesi (in G 4840)
    Kaaper (in G 4840)
    Meretites (in G 4840)
    Wenshet (G 4840)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4840

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Hunehesi (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet (owner of G 4840), south outer jamb (top register), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Kaaper (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Meretites (daughter of Wenshet, owner of G 4840). Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south outer jamb (top register, standing in front of his mother); found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Meretites (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears twice on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south outer jamb (top register) and north outer jamb (standing in front of her mother), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Wenshet (G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4840. False door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb=s Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Neith north of her wall, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Fragment of limestone slab stela (14-2-1 = MFA 14.1183) inscribed for Wenshet; found in G 4832 A, originally from G 4840.

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.