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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Ankhwedjes (Service tomb 11)
    Kadjeded (Service tomb 1)
    Kaeneb (Service tomb 2)
    Khafre
    Khufu
    Nikauhor (Service tomb 11)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankhwedjes (Service tomb 11)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner (along with Nikauhor) of Service tomb 11. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Ankhwedjes, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; in situ in Service tomb 11.
  • Kadjeded (Service tomb 1)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner(?) of Service tomb 1. Red granite chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Kadjeded, identified as [sA nswt n Xt=f] king's son of his body; found fallen in entrance of Service tomb 1.
  • Kaeneb (Service tomb 2)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Service tomb 2. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Kaenneb, identified as [sHD n Hrjw-wDbw rx nswt smsw hAjt n sAb Hrj-wDbw rxjjt] inspector of the masters of reversion-offerings, royal acquaintance, elder of the hall of the judiciary(?), master of reversion-offerings of the commoners; in situ in Service tomb 2.
  • Khafre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.
  • 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.
  • 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.