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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Iydjefa (G 1313)
    Khakare (G 1314)
    Khufu
    Sahure

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1109

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1158

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1161

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1162+1172

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1168

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1174

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1312

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1313

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1314

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Iydjefa (G 1313)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1313. Chapel entrance lintel and west door jamb, and false door inscribed for Iydjefa, identified as [sHD xntjw-S pr-aA xntj-S pr-aA m wpt Hrj-sStA] inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, palace attendant of the Great House by commission(?), secretary; found in G 1313 (false door in situ).
  • Khakare (G 1314)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1314. False door (including upper lintel) inscribed for Khakare, identified as [jr Sn nswt wab nswt rx nswt] hairdresser of the king, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 1314. Limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19780) inscribed for Khakare and his son Ankhremenes (depicted as small boy); Khakare identified as [jr Sn pr-aA] hairdresser of the Great House; found in situ in G 1314 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.
  • Sahure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [nbxaw] Nebkhau; other names: [sAHwra] Sahure

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.