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Friday, October 11, 1912 (continued)

[G 2320 = G 5280 serdab (continued)]
The rubbish described yesterday descends to and covers the whole floor of serdab. Along back wall (west) facing east (street), three statues (1, 2, 6).
1 = standing three-quarters size limestone statue [12-10-2], nose and mouth damaged, skirt beautifully marked. [ILLUSTRATION].
2 = pair statue [12-10-3], [GLYPHS] [Pehenptah] and his mother [GLYPHS] [Amendjefaes], heads gone.
6 = basis of seated pair statue [triad 12-10-4], smashed to a rough core.
In the debris, counting 4 and 5, there were three heads - two male and one female belonging to 6, and a fourth double statuette. There was also a fragment of a basis [12-10-5] with toes of two feet, of hard black stone (granite or opaque diorite). This was probably thrown in through the window.
The name [GLYPHS] [Pehenptah] is written on the southern offering niche of the chapel.

Saturday, October 12, 1912

Concentrated all the work on the spaces between G 2310 [= G 5180] and G 2320 [= G 5280], and between G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2350 [= G 5290].

[ILLUSTRATION]

Between G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2350 [= G 5290], the battered head [12-10-7] of a limestone

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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
    10/11/1912; 10/12/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Amendjefaes (in G 4940)
    Pehenptah (G 5280)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Amendjefaes (in G 4940)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief (west and north walls), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 4940. Mother of Pehenptah (owner of G 5280). Limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab (some fragments from outside serdab).
  • Pehenptah (G 5280)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5280. False door inscribed for Pehenptah; found in situ in G 5280. Limestone drum lintel (39-9-2) inscribed for Pehenptah, identified as [rx nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found displaced in G 5280. Limestone standing statue (12-10-2 = Cairo JE 44609) inscribed for Pehenptah and limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; both found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab with some fragments from outside serdab. Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.

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.