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Saturday, October 12, 1912 (continued)

[Between G 2300 = G 5190 and G 2350 = G 5290 (continued)]
statuette [12-10-7, see 12-11-38] in the filling of X-pit. In the filling of the U-pit of G 2320 [= G 5280], fragments of a beautiful alabaster statue [12-10-8]. A fragment of a similar statuette was found in the X-pit of G 2330 [= G 5380]. At the north end of G 2340 [= G 5480], another well-built mastaba projects into the street westwards, and will require to be cleared before we can finish G 2330 [= G 5380] front.

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Mr. Wainwright arrived on the 9th. He has been engaged by Mr. Wellcome for the Gebel-Moya expedition, and sent to us to be instructed in our system of recording. Mr. Wainwright has worked five years with Petrie. Mr. Dixon has also been engaged by Mr. Wellcome.

Sunday, October 13, 1912

An examination of G 2320 [= G 5280] serdab statue No. 6 [12-10-4] shows it was a triad - a female between two male figures [two figures of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes]. Most of the fragments belong to this triad. Male head No. 3 [12-10-6] does not belong to the triad, and probably came in accidentally, like the black feet [12-10-5].

Cleared G 2331 A, and G 2332 B.

Work continued between G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2350 [= G 5290], and between G 2310 [= G 5180] and G 2320 [= G 5280]. Both spaces filled with intrusive pits,

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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
    10/12/1912; 10/13/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Gerald Averay Wainwright, British, 1879–1964
    Mr. Dixon
    Amendjefaes (in G 4940)
    Pehenptah (G 5280)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Amendjefaes (in G 4940)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief (west and north walls), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 4940. Mother of Pehenptah (owner of G 5280). Limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab (some fragments from outside serdab).
  • Pehenptah (G 5280)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5280. False door inscribed for Pehenptah; found in situ in G 5280. Limestone drum lintel (39-9-2) inscribed for Pehenptah, identified as [rx nswt sS a n nswt] royal acquaintance, royal document scribe; found displaced in G 5280. Limestone standing statue (12-10-2 = Cairo JE 44609) inscribed for Pehenptah and limestone standing pair statue (12-10-3 = KHM Vienna ÄS 7502) inscribed for Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; both found in G 5280 serdab. Shattered triad statue (12-10-4 = MFA 13.4330 triad + 12-10-4 = MFA 13.4358 fragment of female figure + 12-11-22 = MFA 13.3160 fragment of male figure proper right) of Pehenptah and his mother Amendjefaes; found in G 5280 serdab with some fragments from outside serdab. Son of Seshemnefer [I] (owner of G 4940). Appears in chapel relief, west wall (between false doors, north end, lower register, second figure from left); in situ in G 4940.

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.
  • Gerald Averay Wainwright

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1879–1964
    • Remarks British Egyptologist and archaeologist. Assistant to Mr. Wellcome for Gebel-Moya expedition.
  • Mr. Dixon

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Assistant to Mr. Wellcome