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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, October 18, 1912 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

Section through south ends of G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2350 [= G 5290], but not showing later structures between.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Section across at south end of G 2302.

At sunset, wooden coffin [12-10-12] well preserved, in G 2330 V [= G 5380 V]. Sand and a few stones in chamber, limestone debris in pit.

Saturday, October 19, 1912

Coffin [12-10-12] in G 2330 V [= G 5380 V], long rectangular box of Old Kingdom - Middle Kingdom type. Incised line of inscription with [GLYPHS] formula and name [GLYPHS] [Hetepy]. [ILLUSTRATION] This is the first inscribed coffin we have found at Giza.

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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
    10/18/1912; 10/19/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Hetepy (in G 5380)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2302

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hetepy (in G 5380)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wood coffin (12-10-12 = Cairo JE 44635) inscribed for Hetepy, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb] sole companion, lector-priest; found in G 5380 V.

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.