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Attempt at dating Cemetery G 3000 tombs

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Notes
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Mentioned on page
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
    Rudj (G 3086)
    Semerka (G 3020)

Tombs and Monuments 47

  • G 1451

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3013+3014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3022

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3023

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3035

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3036

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3042

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3044

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3045

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3071

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3081

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3082

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3083

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3087

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3091

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3092

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3096

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Persenet (in G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Iymery (owner of G 3098). Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance (dedicated by her son Rudj, owner of G 3086); limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); found in G 3098.
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.
  • Semerka (G 3020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3020. Fragment of architrave (UPM_E13530) inscribed for Semerka, identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr Xnmw-xwfw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khnum-Khufu; found in debris of G 3020 chapel. May be same individual as Semerka (in G 3031).