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Saturday, January 13, 1912

in connection with Schiaparelli concession.

Sunday, January 14, 1912

The small seated pair is of red and black granite [MFA 12.1488], like the facing used in "Sphinx" temple. The base is 32 by 29.5 cm and the height 47 cm. The female figure is at the left with the left arm around the male. She wears a braided wig parted in the center and falling down over each ear, cut square. The name is [GLYPHS]. Skirt to ankles. Added inscription Blackman 30 January 1912 - "The King's friend Hathor-ne-ankh" [Niankhhathor]. The male figure has a wig with braids coiled in concentric rings [ILLUSTRATION] etc. and cut down over ears. The inscription reads [GLYPHS] "Steward Ptah-ir-ankh" [Irankhptah]. This was found in the small chamber No. 3 in mastaba I [= G 1501]. In the badly damaged chamber 2 north of the offering room I in mastaba I [= G 1501] were two small model jars [MFA 12.1521, MFA 12.1524]. One [ILLUSTRATION] 5 cm high colored with hematite. One side flat as shown, soft limestone. The

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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
    01/13/1912; 01/14/1912
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
    Irankhptah (G 1501)
    Niankhhathor (in G 1501)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4410

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Irankhptah (G 1501)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1501. Granite seated pair statue (MFA 12.1488) inscribed for Irankhptah and Niankhhathor; Irankhptah identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; found in G 1501 serdab.
  • Niankhhathor (in G 1501)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Irankhptah (owner of G 1501). Granite seated pair statue (MFA 12.1488) inscribed for Irankhptah and Niankhhathor; found in G 1501 serdab.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.