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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix J: Cemeteries 1400, 3000” can be found in archival box L08 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)
    Djedwai (G 1452+1453)
    Ish[…] (G 1408+1409)
    Isran (in G 1402)
    Kaninisut (G 1452+1453)
    Khentkaus(?) (in G 1408+1409)
    Khufu
    Menkaure
    Nefer (in G 1402)
    Nisutnefret (G 1457)
    Peretim (in G 1457)
    Sabu (G 1402)
    Wehemnefret (in G 1402)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 1

People 14

Ancient People

  • Ankhkaus (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Djedwai (owner, along with Kaninisut, of G 1452+1453). Appears on north and south false door tablets, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel).
  • Djedwai (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Kaninisut) of G 1452+1453. North and south false doors inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19751) and two limestone offering stands (Cairo JE 37732 = CG 57002, Hearst 6-19816) inscribed for Djedwai, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, inspector of wab-priests; all found in situ in G 1453 chapel (south chapel) in front of south false door.
  • Ish[…] (G 1408+1409)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1408+1409. Appears seated at offering table with wife Khentkaus(?) on worn false door tablet, identified as [rx nswt Hm-kA(?) wpwt(?) sm] royal acquaintance, ka-priest(?), messenger(?), sem-priest; found in G 1408+1409, chapel, displaced in front of south false door.
  • Isran (in G 1402)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone seated statue (Hearst 6-19802) inscribed for Isran, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Appears on limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran (whose name is damaged with only "j", "A" and "n" preserved) presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.
  • Kaninisut (G 1452+1453)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Djedwai) of G 1452+1453. Limestone lintel inscribed for Kaninisut; found in situ in mud brick south niche in G 1452 chapel (north chapel). Fragment of limestone door socket (34-10-24) inscribed for Kaninisut, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1452 chapel debris (north chapel).
  • Khentkaus(?) (in G 1408+1409)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears seated at offering table with husband Ish[...] on worn false door tablet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1408+1409, chapel, displaced in front of south false door.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nefer (in G 1402)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks One of two daughters ([ms=f n Xt=f] his children of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their daughters Nefer and Wehemnefret; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.
  • Nisutnefret (G 1457)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1457. Chapel entrance drum lintel and false door (including upper lintel) inscribed for Nisutnefret, identified as [rx nswt Hrj-sStA n nswt xrp n wabw nswt jmj-r Axt-xwfw jmj-r wabt nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal acquaintance, secretary of the king, director of royal wab-priests, overseer of the pyramid of Khufu, overseer of the royal wabet, priest of khufu; in situ in G 1457. Fragments of lintel and drum lintel (37-1-7, 37-1-8) inscribed for Nisutnefret; found east of G 1457.
  • Peretim (in G 1457)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Nisutnefret (owner of G 1457). Appears on false door inscribed for Nisutnefret, tablet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1457.
  • Sabu (G 1402)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1402. Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19803) inscribed for Sabu and his son Irkaptah (depicted as small boy); found displaced from serdab in G 1402. Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their two daughters; found in situ in G 1402 chapel. Sabu identified on both as [jmj-r Hmwtjw mr(?)] overseer of the craftsmen of weaving(?).
  • Wehemnefret (in G 1402)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks One of two daughters ([ms=f n Xt=f] his children of his body) of Sabu (owner of G 1402). Limestone tablet depicting seated figures of Sabu and Isran presented offerings by their daughters Nefer and Wehemnefret; found in situ in G 1402 chapel.

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.