Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Giza Minor Cemetery list of personal names

Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Notes
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Author
    Battiscombe George Gunn, British, 1883–1950
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankh (G 3050)
    Ankh (G 3050)
    Ankh (near G 3094)
    Ankh Idu (in G 3008)
    Bebib (in G 3086)
    Duare (in G 3098b)
    Iymery (G 3098)
    Kednefret (in G 3050)
    Khakhenmet (in G 3093)
    Khentka (in G 3050)
    Khenut Inti (in G 3008)
    Khertka (near G 3094)
    Khetu (G 3094)
    Khety (near G 3094)
    Khufumernetjeru (G 3004)
    Mededi (G 3093)
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Mesehet (in G 3033)
    Mesty (in G 3093)
    Nebeh (near G 3094)
    Nedjsu (G 3096)
    Nefer (G 2110)
    Nefer (near G 3071)
    Neferes[...]
    Neferhetepes (in G 3098b)
    Neferhetepes-nedjes (G 3098b)
    Neferhi (G 3097)
    Nefersehetep (between G 3003 and G 3015)
    Nefret (in G 3035)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
    Rudj (G 3086)
    Sabef (G 3033)
    Semerka (G 3020)
    Semerka (in G 3031)
    Senka (G 3082)
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
    Tjenti (G 3035)

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 38

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 (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).
  • Ankh Idu (in G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([(sA) smsw mrj=f] his beloved eldest [son]) of Sneferuhetep (owner of G 3008). Ankh, called Idu. Appears in chapel wall paintings, east wall, identified as [sAb aD-mr] judge and administrator; in situ in G 3008.
  • 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.
  • Duare (in G 3098b)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Father of Neferhetepes and grandfather (?) of Neferhetepes-nedjes (owner of G 3098b). Mentioned on limestone false door (UPM_E13519) inscribed for Neferhetepes-nedjes; found in situ in G 3098b (second extension on G 3098). 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). Possibly same individual as Duaenre (owner of G 5110).
  • 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.
  • Khakhenmet (in G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mededi (owner of G 3093). False door (Cairo 46495) inscribed for Khakhenmet, identified as [mjtrt Hm-nTr Nt wpt wAwt rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] mitret, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways, royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found in situ in G 3093.
  • Khentka (in G 3050)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Ankh (owner of G 3050) and Kednefret. Appears on false door panel (UPM_E13537) inscribed for her father; 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.
  • Khertka (near G 3094)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (UPM_E13529) inscribed for Nebeh, Khety and Khertka, identified as [mjtrt Hm-nTr HwtHr] mitret, priestess of Hathor; found displaced in debris along east side of compartment north of offering room of G 3094.
  • 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.
  • Khufumernetjeru (G 3004)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks False door tablet and drum lintel inscribed for Khufumernetjeru, identified as [jmj-r n wHa rx nswt] overseer of fowlers, royal acquaintance; in situ in G 3004.
  • Mededi (G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3093. Standing statue (Cairo 46494) of Mededi, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt xrp n mSa] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor of the director of the expedition; found in situ in G 3093. Also appears on northern jamb of false door (Cairo 46495) inscribed for his wife Khakhenmet, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor; found in situ in G 3093.
  • 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.
  • Mesehet (in G 3033)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Sabef. Fragment of false door (UPM_E13547) with name of Mesehet; found in debris of G 3033.
  • 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.
  • Nebeh (near G 3094)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (UPM_E13529) inscribed for Khertka, Khety and Nebeh, identified as [mjtrt Hm-nTr Nt] mitret, priestess of Neith; found displaced in debris along east side of compartment north of offering room of G 3094.
  • 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.
  • Nefer (G 2110)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2110. Appears in chapel relief (south, west, and east walls; not all instances with inscription preserved), identifed as [(sAb) nxt-xrw HqA Hwt jmj-r sSw Xrt-a nswt Hrj-sStA nswt m swt nb sS pr-aA] strong-of-voice (of the judiciary), chief of the estate, overseer of scribes of the portfolios of the king, secretary of the king in all places, scribe of the Great House; in situ in G 2110. Displaced fragments of relief (three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2 = MFA 31.780), upper part of standing figures of Nefer and Wenankhes; originally from G 2110, south wall of chapel (lower part of figures still in situ). Displaced blocks of relief from south door jamb (Louvre B 51) and north door jamb (MFA 07.1002) inscribed for Nefer, identifed as [jmj-r Xkrw nswt nb xrp aprw nfrw jmj-r stj DfAw jmj-r pr-aHAw wr mDw Sma rx nswt jmj-r prwj-HD] overseer of all royal ornaments, director of crews of recruits, overseer of the two places of provisions, overseer of the house of weapons, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, overseer of the two treasuries; originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Displaced false door tablet with crossbar = lower lintel (Museo Barracco 1) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, overseer of the treasury; originally from G 2110, west wall of chapel. Limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13531) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw xrp aprw nfrw sS a nswt jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, director of crews of recruits, royal document scribe, overseer of the treasury; found reused in G 3015, originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Limestone reserve head (MFA 06.1886) attributed to Nefer; found in G 2110 A.
  • Nefer (near G 3071)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13532) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [sS nswt] royal scribe; found in debris east of G 3071.
  • Neferes[...]

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13544) roughly inscribed for Neferes[...], identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; found in surface debris of Cemetery G 3000, but exact position in cemetery not recorded.
  • Neferhetepes (in G 3098b)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother (?) of Neferhetepes-nedjes (owner of G 3098b). Mentioned on limestone false door (UPM_E13519) inscribed for Neferhetepes-nedjes; found in situ in G 3098b (second extension on G 3098). 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).
  • 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.
  • Nefret (in G 3035)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Tjenti (owner of G 3035). Named on drum lintel (UPM_E13548), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in offering chapel of G 3035.
  • 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).
  • Semerka (in G 3031)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel with painted inscription (UPM_E13536) inscribed for Semerka, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found displaced In debris at bottom of G 3031shaft B. May be same individual as Semerka, owner of G 3020.
  • 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.
  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.
  • Tjenti (G 3035)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3035. Drum lintel (UPM_E13548) inscribed for Tjenti, identified as [sAb sS] juridicial scribe; found in situ in offering chapel of G 3035.

Modern People

  • Battiscombe George Gunn

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1883–1950
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.