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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix I: Cemetery G 1300” can be found in archival box L07 in the Egyptian Section archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


  • 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Shenwy (G 1351)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1351

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1368

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 3

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.
  • Shenwy (G 1351)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1351. Limestone offering basin (Cairo JE 37731 = CG 57003) inscribed for Shenwy, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw sHD wabw nswt rx nswt jrj sSrw n pr-aA] royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu, inspector of royal wab-priests, royal acquaintance, keeper of the linen of the Great House; found in situ in G 1351.

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.