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Saturday, December 4, 1915 (continued)

In the morning, went to Fisher's work (Cemetery 3000) to give instructions for photo of walls. [G 3008] South niche (in relief) name of [GLYPHS] [Sneferuhetep]. North niche (in relief) name of [GLYPHS] [Khenut Inti] (wife?). All other pictures and inscriptions are in red paint. On east wall Sneferuw Hotep [Sneferuhetep] twice standing facing north. Before southern figure (in red paint) the following inscription in red [ILLUSTRATION]. Before this, men swimming donkeys through water and above this scene is a single line (in red) [ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]. Above the donkey scene, a man (sifting? or) measuring grain [ILLUSTRATION] with another leaning on staff and looking on. One line of inscription above [GLYPHS].
In front of north figure of Sneferuw-hotep another five line inscription same as above and then a three line inscription facing south running from top to bottom (nearly illegible).
The construction lines are visible in many places but especially on west wall south of southern niche. Here the horizontal lines dividing the figure in six equal spaces from top of forehead to sole of feet run right across the wall. The only division in the perpendicular dimension is by a vertical line marking the axis of

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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
    12/04/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Khenut Inti (in G 3008)
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Khenut Inti (in G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Sneferuhetep (owner of G 3008). North false door inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt Hmt-nTr HwtHr nbt nht Hmt-nTr Nt wptt wAwt] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways; in situ in G 3008. Lintel (UPM_E13542) inscribed for Khenut, called Inti, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of G 3030, originally from G 3008.
  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.