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*The original, paper version of this page in “Chapter 16: The Royal Family of Dynasty Four” can be found in archival box L01 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Iymery (in G 4840)
    Kaaper (in G 4840)
    Kameni (in G 4840)
    Khentkau (in G 4840)
    Meretites (in G 4840)
    Neheri (in G 4840)
    Snefruseneb (G 4240)
    Tjentet (Tjentet)
    Wehemnefret (Wehemnefret)
    Wenshet (G 4840)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4240

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4440

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4840

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 11

Ancient People

  • Iymery (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south inner jamb (top register), identified as [jmj-r mSa smr] expedition leader, companion; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Kaaper (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Meretites (daughter of Wenshet, owner of G 4840). Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south outer jamb (top register, standing in front of his mother); found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Kameni (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=s] her son) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, north inner jamb (top register), identified as [wr mAAw jwnw] greatest of seers (high priest of Re) of Heliopolis; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Khentkau (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, north inner jamb (bottom register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Meretites (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=s] her daughter) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears twice on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south outer jamb (top register) and north outer jamb (standing in front of her mother), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Neheri (in G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south inner jamb (middle register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel).
  • Snefruseneb (G 4240)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4240. False door tablet (Cairo JE 43292) depicting Snefruseneb seated at offering table, identified as [sm xrp SnDt aD-mr dp r p nb smr sA nswt n Xt=f] sem-priest, director of the kilt, administrator of Dep, mouth of all Pe, companion, king's son of his body; found in G 4240. Reserve head (13-11-60 = Cairo JE 46215) attributed to Snefruseneb; found in G 4240 A.
  • Tjentet (Tjentet)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Tjentet (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). False door (Turin S.1842) and fragment of false door tablet (Turin S.1862) inscribed for Tjentet; found in mastaba of Tjentet. Also appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schaiparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (third register, figure on left, name spelled Tjenteti); found in mastaba of Wehemnefret. Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, north inner jamb (middle register, name spelled Tjenteti), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Family relationships between Tjentet, Wehemnefret, and Wenshet based on proximity of mastabas and titles.
  • Wehemnefret (Wehemnefret)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Wehemnefret (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). False door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret, identified as [sAt nswt] king's daughter; found in mastaba of Wehemnefret. Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, south inner jamb (bottom register), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Family relationship between Wehemnefret and Wenshet based on proximity of mastabas, and titles.
  • Wenshet (G 4840)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4840. False door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, identified as [sAt nswt n Xt=f Hm-nTr Nt mHtt jnb=s Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] king's daughter of his body, priestess of Neith north of her wall, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Fragment of limestone slab stela (14-2-1 = MFA 14.1183) inscribed for Wenshet; found in G 4832 A, originally from G 4840.

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.