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*The original, paper version of this page in “[Chapter 17: Analytic Overview of] Cemetery G 1000–1600” can be found in archival box L02 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Khnemu (in G 1026)
    Khufu
    Ma (G 1026)
    Niuserre
    Sekhemka (G 1029)
    Shepseskafankh (G 1008)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1028

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1029

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1036

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1038

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Khnemu (in G 1026)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Ma (owner of G 1026). Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Ma, dedicated by his son Khnemu, identified as [sHD xntjw-S] inspector of palace attendants; in situ in G 1026.
  • 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.
  • Ma (G 1026)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1026. Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Ma (dedicated by his son Khnemu), identified as [xrp wab(w) nswt sHD xntjw-S] director of royal wab-priests, inspector of palace attendants; in situ in G 1026.
  • Niuserre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5.
  • Sekhemka (G 1029)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1029. False door (south false door) inscribed for Sekhemka; also appears in chapel relief (not all instances inscribed with his name); identified as [Hm-nTr Ra m Sspwjbra Hrj-sStA jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre, secretary, overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; in situ in G 1029.
  • Shepseskafankh (G 1008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1008. False door inscribed for Shepseskafankh, identified as [sAb nxt-xrw] strong-of-voice of the judiciary; in situ in G 1008.

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.