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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, December 11, 1912 (continued)

In pit G 2381 Z, were found a number of offering cases of limestone [12-12-113, 12-12-114, 12-12-115, 12-12-116, 12-12-117, 12-12-118, 12-12-119, 12-12-120, 12-12-121, 12-12-122, 12-12-123, 12-12-124, 12-12-125, 12-12-126, 12-12-127, 12-12-128, 12-12-129], like those of G 2385 A.

East of G 2381, came on the entrance of another sloping passage, G 2381 A.

G 2370 B [ILLUSTRATION]

This whole entrance was below floor level, and appears to have been concealed under ground.

In G 2352 B, a broken stela [12-12-130, stela of Setju] of which lower left corner is missing. Imitation of Khufu form but all but name and figure are incised. [GLYPHS]

Thursday, December 12, 1912

Clearing north and south along the mud-brick wall opened three more slanting passages, G 2381 A, G 2382 A (both south of G 2370 B)

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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
    12/11/1912; 12/12/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Setju (in G 2352)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2352

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2385

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Setju (in G 2352)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone slab stela (12-12-130 = MFA 13.4341) inscribed for Setju, identified as [mDH sSw nswt mDH mHjt Hm-nTr sSAt wr mDw Sma] craftsman of the royal scribes, craftsman of Mehit, priest of Seshat, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt; found displaced in G 2352 B (probably not originally from G 2352).

Modern People

  • 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.