8-The tomb of Qar

Qar  is the "beautiful name" (we would call it the nickname) of a person whose birth name was Meryrenefer  formed by the association of the name Meryre (name of King of Upper and Lower Egypt of Pepy I) in a cartouche, and the adjective nefer (beautiful, good, perfect ...) The inclusion of a royal cartouche in a person’s name is not unusual at this time. It indicates that the tomb cannot be prior to this sovereign, but not necessarily that it is later, for a funerary priest (as in the case of Qar) may act as a living image of the king whose worship he enshrines.The tomb of Qar is located a hundred metres from the eastern face of the pyramid of Cheops in the great East cemetery attached to this pyramid