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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix P: Cemetery G 7000: Part 1” can be found in archival box M02 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Idu (G 7102)
    Meretites (in G 7102)
    Nakhti (in G 7101)
    Qar (in G 7102)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7102

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Idu (G 7102)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7102. Appears multiple times in tomb decoration (chapel relief, architrave, door jambs, statuary), identified variously as [jmj-r Hwt wrt jmj-r sSw mrt xntj-S mnnfr-ppj Xrj tp nswt] overseer of the great chapel, overseer of scribes of the meret-serfs, palace attendant of (the pyramid-town) Mennefer-Pepi, he who is at the head of the king; in situ in G 7102. Possibly same individual as Idu (in G 7101), son of Qar (owner of G 7101). The relationship between Qar and Idu is difficult to determine; it seems certain that they are father and son, but it is not clear which is which since they each have a son named after the other (i.e. Qar has a son named Idu, Idu has a son named Qar). Qar (G 7101) has a sister named Bendjyt who may be identical to Bendjet, a daughter of Idu (G 7102), in which case Idu would be the father of Qar, but this is not at all certain.
  • Meretites (in G 7102)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Idu (owner of G 7102).
  • Nakhti (in G 7101)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Brother ([sn=f] his brother) of Qar (owner of G 7101). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Qar, west wall of court C (bottom row of offering bearers, depicted pouring water), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 7101. Also appears on displaced block of relief (25-5-45), depicted carrying large fish; assigned by Simpson (GM 2, pl. Vb) to north wall of lower stairs in G 7101. Probably buried in shaft G 7101 B. East, south, and west walls of G 7101 B burial chamber and broken sarcophagus lid inscribed for Nakhti, identified as [Sps nswt smr sS Xrj-tp nswt] noble of the king, companion, scribe, royal chamberlain; in situ in G 7101 B. Appears on two fitting fragments of relief (MFA 25.3041.1 + MFA 25.3041.2); originally attributed to G 7102 (based on notation on fragments), however, Simpson (GM 2, p. 13) suggests proposed destroyed chapel of Nakhti, possibly located west of upper stairs of Qar complex and north of G 7101 B, as place of origin. Also appears on fragment of relief (24-12-135), identified as [Xrj-tp nswt Hm-nTr... Sps nswt] royal chamberlain, priest of..., noble of the king; found displaced in Avenue G 0 (north of subsidiary pyramid G I-a).
  • Qar (in G 7102)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f mrjj=f] his beloved son) of Idu (owner of G 7102). Appears on east door jamb of offering room entrance, identifed as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe (name and identical titles appear also on east wall of offering room above first statue niche). Also appears chapel relief, south wall (top register, in mock combat with his brother Hemi), and west wall (south end, second register, at head of line of offering bearers, censing before his father); in situ in G 7102. Incised jamb blocks (25-1-118 + 25-1-121 + 25-1-122 + 25-1-123 + 25-1-124 = MFA 25.1518) inscribed with different titles and name of Qar may belong to different individual; found in shaft 7102 E (originally from western chamber off middle level court). Possibly same individual as Qar (owner of G 7101).

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.