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Sunday, April 7, 1912 (continued)

[G 2231 X (continued)]
small pair statue of limestone [MFA 12.1485], head of man missing, and body and head of wife.

[GLYPHS] [Iti and Khuitre]

The skeleton in G 2231 X which has nothing to do with the statuette appears to be the skeleton of a hunchback.

In debris in front of G 2187, an inscribed block of stone.

At section G 4000, Line 1 has reached the cross street to G 4340 - G 4330. Line 2 has removed the debris to within 2 meters of northern end of G 4141 [= G 4140-Annex], level with top of stela. The stela [slab stela of Meretites MFA 12.1510 from G 4140, not] of G 4141 [= G 4140-Annex] was removed to the magazine yesterday afternoon.

Monday, April 8, 1912 (Shel-en-Nisim)

Day of rest for men.
Junker left this morning for Vienna. He has agreed to raise no objection to our dividing Tanis between us.

Tuesday, April 9, 1912

Work on Line 1 C, Line 2, and Line 3 in G 4000

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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
    04/07/1912; 04/08/1912; 04/09/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Iti (in G 2231 X)
    Khuitre (in G 2231 X)
    Meretites (G 4140)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Iti (in G 2231 X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Incomplete limestone seated pair statue (MFA 12.1485) inscribed for Iti and Khuitre; Iti identified as [rx nswt sHD qdw xwsjw] royal acquaintance, inspector of builders and constructors; found in G 2231 X (incorrectly attributed to G 2178 in Porter-Moss III, p. 80, with names listed as Khui and Khuit).
  • Khuitre (in G 2231 X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife (?) of Iti. Incomplete limestone seated pair statue (MFA 12.1485) inscribed for Iti and Khuitre; Khuitre identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 2231 X (incorrectly attributed to G 2178 in Porter-Moss III, p. 80, with names listed as Khui and Khuit).
  • Meretites (G 4140)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4140. Limestone slab stela (MFA 12.1510) inscribed for Meretites, identified as [sAt nswt nt Xt=f] king's daughter of his body; found in situ on east face of G 4140.

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.