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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Ankh-haf (G 1234)
    Mertash (G 1039)
    Neferqed (G 1151)
    Sekhemka (G 1029)
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
    Snefru
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1039

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 1234)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1234. Architectural elements (court entrance lintel, drum lintel, door jambs) inscribed for Ankh-haf, identified as [sAb aD-mr pr-aA jmj-r xntjw-S pr-aA Sps nswt] judge and administrator of the Great House, overseer of palace attendants of the Great House, noble of the king; in situ in G 1231 (= G 1234).
  • Mertash (G 1039)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Possible owner of G 1039. Husband of Inetkaes (proposed relationship to Inetkaes according to Reisner). Fragmentary limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19763) of Mertash, his wife, and his son Senenu (only inscriptions naming Mertash and Senenu preserved); Mertash identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; upper fragment of female figure found in G 1039 vestibule, deposit of statues in debris just E of E wall.
  • Neferqed (G 1151)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1151. False door inscribed for Neferqed, identified as [rx nswt pr-aA sHD xntjw-S pr-aA Hm-nTr xwfw wab nswt Hrj-sStA Hm-nTr ra m Sspwjbra] royal acquaintance of the Great House, inspector of palace attendants of the Great House, priest of Khufu, royal wab-priest, secretary, priest of Re in the sun-temple of Niuserre; also appears in chapel relief (west and north walls of recess, west wall of corridor, south wall), identified as [jmj-r st xntjw-S pr-aA] overseer of the department of palace attendants of the Great House; in situ in G 1151. Uninscribed limestone seated family group statue (Hearst 6-19806) attributed to Neferqed, his wife Hemetre, and son (unidentified); found in situ in G 1151, vestibule (= pillared portico).
  • 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.
  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.
  • Snefru

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 4. Father of Khufu.

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.