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Friday, October 25, 1912 (continued)

[G 2336 (continued)]
In the wood dust, seven or eight wood knots, fragments of plaster. In the upper layer of debris, four or five small offering pots (one of unusual form).

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [Khuptah] In the upper filling of the mastaba, at X, fragment of an inscribed stone [12-10-25], perhaps side piece from a false door.

In G 2330 A [= G 5380 A], in the debris of the shaft, four limestone dummy vases [12-10-26, 12-10-27, 12-10-28, 12-10-29] [ILLUSTRATION]. Also fragment of a servant statuette [12-10-30] (a brewer?) showing a vase (?) with two hands, one on each side [ILLUSTRATION]. Also a plaster pot seal [12-10-32] [ILLUSTRATION]. Also a pot [12-10-31] of light gray ware with light gray slip [ILLUSTRATION]. There was also (in the upper debris) a large stone [ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]. In the chamber are several other pots.
On each side of the pit, an intrusive (X-) burial, lettered S and T.

Dined at Shepheard's with Mr. Wellcome, Mrs. Reisner, and I, the Crowfoots, MacKenzie later.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    10/25/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Duncan MacKenzie
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Grace Mary Crowfoot
    H. W. Wellcome
    John Winter Crowfoot, British, 1865–1959
    Mrs. Mary Reisner, American
    Khuptah (in G 2336)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2336

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 8

Ancient People

  • Khuptah (in G 2336)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f smsw] his eldest son) of unknown owner of G 2336. Appears on limestone door jamb (?) (12-10-25 = MFA 13.4344), identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; found in debris behind E face of G 2336.

Modern People

  • Duncan MacKenzie

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Assistant to Mr. Wellcome
  • 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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Grace Mary Crowfoot

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Wife of John Winter Crowfoot.
  • H. W. Wellcome

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Sudan Expedition
  • John Winter Crowfoot

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1865–1959
    • Remarks Archaeologist and educationalist. Husband of Grace Mary Crowfoot. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mrs. Mary Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American
    • Remarks Wife of Dr. George Reisner, mother of Miss Mary Reisner.