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Attempt at dating finds from 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
    Ankh (G 3050)
    Ankh (near G 3094)
    Bebib (in G 3086)
    Iymery (G 3098)
    Kednefret (in G 3050)
    Khenut Inti (in G 3008)
    Khetu (G 3094)
    Khety (near G 3094)
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Mesty (in G 3093)
    Nedjsu (G 3096)
    Neferhetepes-nedjes (G 3098b)
    Neferhi (G 3097)
    Nefersehetep (between G 3003 and G 3015)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
    Rudj (G 3086)
    Sabef (G 3033)
    Semerka (G 3020)
    Senka (G 3082)

Tombs and Monuments 15

  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3015

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3071

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3082

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3096

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 1

People 19

Ancient People

  • Ankh (G 3050)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3050. False door panel and drum (UPM_E13537) inscribed for Ankh, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in debris of G 3050 outer offering room. Maybe same individual as Ankh (near G 3094).
  • Ankh (near G 3094)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Lintel (UPM_E13528) inscribed for Ankh, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in debris north of G 3094 offering room. Maybe same individual as Ankh (owner of G 3050).
  • Bebib (in G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Two pottery bowl stands (Cairo JE 46496, UPM_E13541) inscribed for Bebib, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in G 3086.
  • Iymery (G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13525) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [jmj-r wxrt] overseer of the dockyard; fragment of pottery offering stand (UPM_E13545) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery (identified as [rx nswt wab mwt nswt] royal acquaintance, wab-priest of the king's mother) and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); all found in G 3098.
  • Kednefret (in G 3050)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Ankh (owner of G 3050). Appears on false door panel (UPM_E13537) inscribed for her husband, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found displaced in debris of G 3050 outer offering room.
  • Khenut Inti (in G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Sneferuhetep (owner of G 3008). North false door inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt Hmt-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hmt-nTr Nt wptt wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways; in situ in G 3008. Lintel (UPM_E13542) inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of G 3030, originally from G 3008.
  • Khetu (G 3094)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner(?) of G 3094. Limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13539) inscribed for Khetu, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr-HD] royal acquaintance, overseer of the treasury; found in debris of G 3094 offering room.
  • Khety (near G 3094)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (UPM_E13529) inscribed for Nebeh, Khertka and Khety, identified as [jrj-xt HwtHr jmAx xr HwtHr] custodian of property of Hathor (?), revered before Hathor; found displaced in debris along east side of compartment north of offering room of G 3094.
  • 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.
  • Mesty (in G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Statuette (UPM_E13514) inscribed for Mesty, identified as [jmj-r jH] overseer of boat-nets(?); found in small added room east of G 3093 offering room.
  • Nedjsu (G 3096)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Drum lintel (UPM_E13517) inscribed for Nedjsu, identified as [jmj-xt] under-supervisor; found in debris north of tomb G 3093, originally probably from south false door of G 3096.
  • Neferhetepes-nedjes (G 3098b)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098b (second extension on G 3098). Daughter (?) of Neferhetepes and granddaughter (?) of Duare (possibly same individual as Duaenre owner of G 5110). Limestone false door (UPM_E13519) and limestone offering stone (UPM_E13520) inscribed for Neferhetepes-nedjes, identified on both as [rxt nswt Xkrt nswt] royal acquaintance, royal ornament; both found in situ in G 3098b. Vertical inscriptions on false door jambs: "King's son of his body, (Prince) Duare; his daughter, the royal acquaintance, Neferhetepes" (Neferhetepes-nedjes traces her royal lineage by naming her mother Neferhetepes and grandfather Duare). There may be a connection between family of Neferhetepes-nedjes and Iymery (owner G 3098).
  • Neferhi (G 3097)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner(?) of G 3097. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13518) inscribed for Neferhi, identified as [rx nswt (jrj) nwd Xkrw nswt] royal acquaintance, (keeper) of unguents of the royal regalia(?); found in situ in front of north outer niche of G 3097.
  • Nefersehetep (between G 3003 and G 3015)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragment of limestone lintel (UPM_E13540) inscribed for Nefersehetep, identified as [Xkrt nswt rxt nswt] royal ornament, royal acquaintance; from debris between G 3003 and G 3015.
  • 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.
  • Sabef (G 3033)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3033. False door lintel (UPM_E13554), drum (UPM_E13555), and lintel and drum (UPM_E13533) all inscribed for Sabef, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found in situ in G 3033.
  • 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).
  • Senka (G 3082)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Libation basin (UPM_E13515) inscribed for Senka, identified as [jmj-r Hwjt(?)] overseer of washermen; found displaced in debris in front of G 3082.