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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.


  • 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Iha (in G 4761)
    Nefer [I] (G 4761)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4761

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Iha (in G 4761)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Probable son of Nefer [I] (owner of G 4761, occasionally misidentified as G 4861 by Reisner). False door (KHM Vienna ÄS 7445) inscribed for Iha, identified as [sAb jmj-r sSw sHD Axt-xwfw Hm-nTr mAat Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] juridicial overseer of scribes, inspector of the pyramid of Khufu, priest of Maat, secretary of judgements; found in fragments in chapel of G 4761. Also appears in chapel relief in tomb of Nefer [I], chapel entrance west door jamb, identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; in situ in G 4761.
  • Nefer [I] (G 4761)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4761 (occasionally misidentified as G 4861 by Reisner). Architectural elements, including chapel entrance drum lintel, east and west door jambs, and north and south false doors inscribed for Nefer; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); identified as [rx nswt wab nswt Hm-nTr Hr mDdw Hm-nTr mDdrnbtj jmj-r pr jmj-r Hmw-kA] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of the Horus Medjedu (Khufu), priest of Medjedernebty (Khufu), steward, overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 4761.

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.