microfilm: West diary, begin page 10
January 7 (continued)
[Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 130 (continued)]
Line 3: [GLYPHS]
The tomb is therefore one owned by Anchnebef [Ankhnebef], the king's confidant.
In cleaning up G 2175 preparatory to giving it over to Junker, the following masons' marks were observed on the northern niche, apparently under the plaster: [ILLUSTRATION]
Wednesday, January 8, 1913
[Menkaure quarry cemetery]
Men working as before. In clearing the quarry face north [?] of the tomb discovered yesterday [MQ 130], an uninscribed one was found [MQ 121].
a, a, are small recess chambers to the west and north respectively, of about half the height of the main chamber.
b = a burial pit apparently at higher level than floor of chamber at door.
On the east wall of this main chamber, about two-thirds of the distance to the roof, is a small patch of pinkish lime plaster on which is drawn in black the following:
microfilm: West diary, end page 10
- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- 01/07/1913; 01/08/1913
- Mentioned on page
- Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
- Ankhnebef (MQ 130)
- Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972
- Type Mentioned on page
- Remarks Owner of MQ 130. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Ankhnebef, identified as [sqd n wjA sS wxrt nswt jrj-xt pr-aA jmj-r (...) pr-aA jmj-xt pr-aA sHD pr-aA jmj-r wabw xAstjw nTrj-mnkAwra wab nswt Hm-nTr mnkAwra rx nswt] oarsman of a boat, scribe of the royal dockyard, custodian of property of the Great House, overseer of (...) of the Great House, under-supervisor of the Great House, inspector of the Great House, overseer of wab-priests and foreigners(?) of the pyramid of Menkaure, royal wab-priest, priest of Menkaure, royal acquaintance; in situ in Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 130. Displaced block inscribed for Ankhnebef, identified as [Hm-nTr mnkAwra rx nswt] priest of Menkaure, royal acquaintance; found in quarry cut in second terrace of Menkaure quarry above entrance of MQ 130.
- Type Mentioned on page
- Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
- Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
- Type Author
- Nationality & Dates American, 1882–1972
- Remarks Worked on the MFA-Harvard expedition from 1912-1914 according to the preface of George A. Reisner's, "A History of the Giza Necropolis, Vol I." Harvard graduate, c.1912.
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