Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

*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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khafre
    Menkaure
    Neferhetepes (G 4714)
    Neferirkare
    Nimaathap (G 4712)
    Setju (G 4710)
    Userkaf

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 4000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4710

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4712

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4730

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4813

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4816

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4817

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4818

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4820

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Khafre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.
  • Menkaure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.
  • Neferhetepes (G 4714)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4714. Interior chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Neferhetepes, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f] king's daughter of his body; found in G 4714.
  • Neferirkare

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 5.
  • Nimaathap (G 4712)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4712. False door inscribed for Nimaathap, identified as [maAt Hr stX wrt Hts] seer of Horus and Seth, great one of the hetes-scepter; in situ in G 4712 chapel.
  • Setju (G 4710)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4710. Architectural elements, including interior chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and door jambs, and false door including upper lintel (tablet = Brooklyn 37.34E, various parts of jambs = Berlin 1125-1127, upper lintel = Berlin 1149) inscribed for Setju; also appears in chapel relief (west wall); identified as [smr watj xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt Hrj-wDbw Hwt-anx Hrj-tp nxb (Hrj-tp) DAt] sole companion, director of the palace, secretary of the House of Morning, master of reversion-offerings in the Mansion of Life, chief of Nekheb, supervisor of the wardrobe; found in G 4710.
  • Userkaf

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [jrjmAat] Irymaat.

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.