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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix O: Cemetery G 6000” can be found in archival box L14 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Ankh-haf (in G 6020)
    Ipi (in G 6010 & G 6020)
    Iymery (G 6020)
    Kahersetef (in G 6020)
    Khufu
    Nebmeni (in G 6020)
    Neferbauptah (in G 6010)
    Neferirkare
    Sahure
    Shepseskaf
    Shepseskafankh (G 6040)
    Shepseskafankhsher (in G 6020)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 13

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Iymery (owner of G 6020), east wall, identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests; in situ in G 6020. see Kent Weeks, Mastabas of Cemetery G 6000, Giza Mastabas 5 (Boston, 1994), p. 32, text 2.8.
  • Ipi (in G 6010 & G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears three times in chapel relief in tomb of Neferbauptah (owner of G 6010), north wall, identified as scribe of the foreman of the ka-priests, east wall, depicted as scribe, and chapel entrance south door jamb, identified as [sS sHD Hm-kA]; in situ in G 6010. Appears twice in chapel relief in tomb of Iymery (owner of G 6020), north wall, identified as [sS sHD Hm-kA], and south wall, identified as [sS]; in situ in G 6020.
  • Iymery (G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of (G 6020). Son of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 6040).
  • Kahersetef (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Iymery (owner of G 6020), east wall; in situ in G 6020.
  • Khufu

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 4, son of Snefru. Builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Cheops. Horus name: [mDdw] Medjedu. Full birth-name: Khnum-Khufu.
  • Nebmeni (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Brother of Iymery (owner of G 6020), son of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 6040). Appears in chapel relief in tomb of Iymery, north wall (carrying chair scene); in situ in G 6020.
  • Neferbauptah (in G 6010)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Iymery (owner of G 6020).
  • Neferirkare

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 5.
  • Sahure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [nbxaw] Nebkhau; other names: [sAHwra] Sahure
  • Shepseskaf

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 4. Son of Menkaure. Horus name: [SpsXt] Shepseskhet.
  • Shepseskafankh (G 6040)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 6040.
  • Shepseskafankhsher (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Iymery (owner of G 6020), Appears in chapel relief, north wall; in situ in G 6020.

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.