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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix L: Cemetery G 2000: Part 2: G 2088–G 2246” can be found in archival box L12 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Kahersetef (in G 2099)
    Kednes (in G 2099)
    Khufu

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2099

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 6

People 4

Ancient People

  • Kahersetef (in G 2099)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Raramu (owner of G 2099). Limestone standing statue (39-1-19 = MFA 39.831 deaccessioned = Richmond 49.21) inscribed for Kahersetef (back pillar inscribed for Kednes), identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw xntj-S] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, palace attendant; also depicted on inscribed seat of limestone seated statue of Raramu (39-1-17 = Toledo 49.5), identified as [wab nswt smr xtrw(?) Hm-nTr xwfw xntj-S] royal wab-priest, companion of the kheteru(?), priest of Khufu, palace attendant; both statues found in situ in G 2099 serdab.
  • Kednes (in G 2099)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f n Xt=f] his son of his body) of Raramu (owner of G 2099). Limestone triad (39-1-18 = Cairo JE 72138) of two men and small boy, Raramu (proper left), Nikauptah (proper right), Kednes (boy, center); Kednes identified as [wab nswt sS] royal wab-priest, scribe; limestone standing statue (39-1-19 = MFA 39.831 deaccessioned = Richmond 49.21) inscribed for Kahersetef, back pillar recut for Kednes, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; both statues found in situ in G 2099 serdab.
  • 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.

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.