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Saturday, January 9, 1926 (continued)

(4) Pits in Isis Temple (continued)
G 7011 D: A burial box immediately west of room T, and has been completely plundered. In the south wall, two inscribed stones have been reused:
1) [GLYPHS] Dunham's copy
2) [GLYPHS] Dunham's copy
(See Sunday, January 10)
(Drab nummulitic limestone weathered)
For [GLYPHS] cf. Debehen (Urk. p. 18)
[GLYPHS]
and also [Werkhnum?] (Urk. I p. 47)
[GLYPHS]
These stones appear to be from an important Old Kingdom biography.

(a) - (d) G 7011 E and G 7011 F: A pair of burial boxes made at the same time. West of G 7011 D. Both plundered.

(e) G 7011 G: Empty burial box constructed against the east face of G I-c south of boxes E - F.

(f) Pit in Isis Temple, room F
Finished clearing the eight rooms i - viii of the pit in room F of Isis Temple except for a roofed coffin trench in viii.
Found fragments of ushabti. In room i were eight (at least) of [GLYPHS] [Ankhpakhered, 26-1-307, 26-1-308, 26-1-309, 26-1-310, 26-1-311, 26-1-312] see inscription on rock cut coffin in room IV (a fragment of one of the ushabtis number 25-12-488 was found in Avenue G 3.)

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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
    01/09/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Ankhpakhered (in Isis Temple)
    Debehen (G 8090)
    Khnumwer (in G 7011)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7011

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G I-c

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex
  • Isis Temple

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Ankhpakhered (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone seated statue (26-1-1239 + 26-1-1240) inscribed for Ankhpakhered; found in Isis temple (room A). Ushabtis (fragments: 26-1-100, 26-1-151, 26-1-199, 26-1-200, 26-1-204, 26-1-205, 26-1-206, 26-1-228, 26-1-252, 26-1-296, 26-1-307, 26-1-308, 26-1-309, 26-1-310, 26-1-311, 26-1-312, 26-1-362, 26-1-1209, 36-11-19b) inscribed for Ankhpakhered; found widely scattered in debris of Isis temple (rooms E and K, and most in pit F) and surrounding area (Street G 7000 and Avenue G 4).
  • Debehen (G 8090)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 8090. Chapel entrance architrave, drum and door reveals inscribed for Debehen, identified as [smr watj jmj-jb nb=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp Hrj-sStA n pr-dwAt jrj nfr-HAt sXkr Hr Hrj-wDbw m Hwt-anx xrp aH aD-mr Hr sbAw xntj pt jmj-r swt Spswt nt pr-aA mrjj nb=f] sole companion, who is in the heart of his lord, chief lector-priest, secretary of the House of Morning, keeper of the headdress, adorner of Horus, master of reversions-offerings in the Mansion of Life, director of the palace, administrator of the district 'Star-of-Horus-Foremost-of-Heaven', overseer of august places of the Great House, beloved of his lord; in situ in G 8090. Appears in chapel relief (seated on north wall), identified as [smr jr mrrt nb=f] companion, one who does what his lord loves; in situ in G 8090. Eastern jamb of entrance to second (northern) room inscribed for Debehen, identified as [Hrj-tp nxb] overlord of El-Kab; in situ in G 8090. Southern wall of second room inscribed for Debehen, identified as [nswt ... jmj-jb n nTr=f mrr nb=f mrj...] royal ..., who is in the heart of his god, beloved of his lord, who is beloved...; first half in situ in G 8090, second on slab found displaced in debris of second room. A number of fragmentary limestone slabs are inscribed with the name and titles of Debehen, identified as [(Hrj-sS)tA n nswt smr n jb nb=f] royal (secretary), companion and favorite of his lord; found displaced in debris of second room, probably originally from northern wall of second room. Poorly preserved false door inscribed for Debehen; in situ in western wall of second room of G 8090.
  • Khnumwer (in G 7011)

    • Type Mentioned on page

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 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.