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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khufu
    Niankhhathor (in G 1673)
    Qednes (G 1673)

Tombs and Monuments 23

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • 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.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 1673)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt(=f)] (his) wife) of Qednes (owner of G 1673). False door (south false door, including upper lintel) inscribed for Qednes and Niankhhathor; Niankhhathor identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor; in situ in G 1673. Inscribed limestone door lintel (32-4-12) depicting seated couple (only wife's name, Niankhhathor, preserved); found between G 1233 and G 1235, probably originally from G 1673.
  • Qednes (G 1673)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1673. False door (south false door, including upper lintel) inscribed for Qednes and Niankhhathor, identified as [rx nswt smsw xAjjt Axt-xwfw] royal acquaintance, elder of the judicial court of the pyramid of Khufu; in situ in G 1673. Inscribed limestone door lintel (32-4-12) depicting seated couple (male figure's name not preserved, but titles suggest it is Qednes), identified as [rx nswt smsw xAjjt Axt-xwfw Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] royal acquaintance, elder of the judicial court of the pyramid of Khufu, secretary of judgements; found between G 1233 and G 1235, probably originally from G 1673.

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.