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*The original, paper version of this page in “Appendix P: Cemetery G 7000: Part 2” can be found in archival box M03 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Khnumhetep (Service tomb 8)
    Menkaure
    Merkhufu (Service tomb 6)
    Nefret (Service tomb 7)
    Nikauhor (Service tomb 11)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 6

Ancient People

  • Khnumhetep (Service tomb 8)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 8. Chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and facade inscribed for Khnumhetep, identified as [sS a nswt n pr-aA jrj Hnbtt(?) n aw n nswt sS Xkrw nswt sS pr-aA jmj-r Hrj xtmt n aw n nswt n pr-aA n mrwt n AHwt ...nt Tnwt rmT n aw nswt n pr-aA] royal document scribe of the Great House, he who is in charge of (?) of the royal documents, scribe of the king's ornaments, scribe of the Great House, overseer of the registry of royal documents of the Great House for serfs and fields, ...the number of people of the royal documents of the Great House; in situ in Service tomb 8.
  • Menkaure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.
  • Merkhufu (Service tomb 6)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 6. Chapel entrance lintel, drum lintel, and facade inscribed for Merkhufu, identified as [jmj-r jdw n Hwt aAt Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr mnkAwra wab-nswt rx nswt jmj-r st] overseer of young men of the Great Estate, priest of Khafre, priest of Menkaure, royal wab-priest, royal acquaintance, overseer of a department; in situ in Service tomb 6. Architrave and false door (south false door) on W wall (because of tomb orientation actually NW wall) of chapel inscribed for Merkhufu, identified as [sHD wabw mwt nswt jmj-r jdw n Hwt aAt rx nswt jmj-r st Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr mnkAwra] inspector of wab-priests of the king's mother, overseer of young men of the Great Estate, royal acquaintance, overseer of a department, priest of Khafre, priest of Menkaure; in situ in Service tomb 6.
  • Nefret (Service tomb 7)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 7. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Nefret, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r Hmwt sHD Hmwt] royal acquaintance, overseer of craftsmen, inspector of craftsmen; in situ in Service tomb 7.
  • Nikauhor (Service tomb 11)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Ankhwedjes) of Service tomb 11. False door inscribed for Nikauhor, identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw jmj-r qbHw-SpsskAf] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests, overseer of the pyramid of Shepseskaf; in situ in Service tomb 11.

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.