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Saturday, December 18, 1915 (continued)

[(3) G 4615 (continued)]
stones were thrown from the wall.

(4) Between G 4617, G 4615, G 4611 and enclosure wall
The space between G 4617, G 4615, G 4611 and the Great Wall has been cleared of sand. The hard debris and the fallen stones (from the Great Wall) have been left except opposite G 4611 where the hard debris had been previously cut away. The Great Wall is well made at this place, resembles massive core masonry of Khafre mastabas.

[ILLUSTRATION]

It is quite clear that the deposit of hard debris was subsequent in date to the construction of the latest of these mastabas (G 4615, G 4517, and G 4512), possibly after their abandonment but before any sand had accumulated. The fall of stones (done by man) was before accumulation of sand. The stone were weathered before fall.

(5) G 4611
Clearing offering chamber of G 4611. Below coarse debris and potsherds

[ILLUSTRATION]

[GLYPHS] [Niuty]

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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
    12/18/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Niuty (G 4611)

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Niuty (G 4611)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4611. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel (Yale 1937.132) and south false door inscribed for Niuty, identified as [smr watj n(j) mrwt xrp aH Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt aD-mr Hr sbA xntj pt jrj mrHt pr-aA] sole companion, possessor of love, director of the palace, secretary of the House of Morning, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', keeper of oils of the Great House. Also appears in chapel relief; in situ in G 4611.

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.