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Monday, April 26, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7246 [= G 7244+7246]
Clearing debris from inscribed room. Walls inscribed on the east, north and west.

(4) G 7247
Clearing debris from mastaba. Found in debris: Saite-Ptolemaic fragments, diorite, slate and black stone (inscribed). Removing debris from two pits A [= X] and B [= Y].
G 7247 A [= G 7247 X]: Down .7 meters.
Both pits of dubsh and mud. Chamber a on south of mastaba.
Pit A [= X] is inside the room, and pit B [= Y] outside.

(5) G 7248
Mastaba south of G 7244. Clearing debris of sebbakheem, etc. from top of mastaba. Built of dubsh, with masonry outside.
G 7248 A: Removing debris. Depth 3.95 meters. Chamber on the east, closed with dubsh. [ILLUSTRATION]
Found built into south wall of pit a small slab stela [26-4-206, inscribed for Mestju, his wife Nebuhetep and daughter Khenut also shown], broken in two by pressure of wall above.
[GLYPHS]

(6) G 7249
South of mastaba G 7247, clearing debris from chamber G 7249, built of limestone, door on east, name of owner [TRANSLITERATION] [Menib] [GLYPHS] on southern stela.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7251 and A
West of G 7247, south of G 7246. Clearing debris. Built of dubsh.
G 7251 A: At the north. Clearing debris from pit, 1.3 meters down.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/26/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khenut (in G 7248)
    Menib (G 7249)
    Mestju (in G 7248)
    Nubhetep (in G 7248)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7244+7246

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7247

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7248

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7249

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7251

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Khenut (in G 7248)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Daughter ([sAt=f] his daughter) of Mestju. Appears on limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); found displaced in shaft G 7248 A.
  • Menib (G 7249)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7249. Appears in chapel relief, west wall; in situ in G 7249.
  • Mestju (in G 7248)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); Mestju identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in shaft G 7248 A. Mestju may not be owner of G 7248.
  • Nubhetep (in G 7248)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mestju. Appears on limestone false door tablet (26-4-206 = MFA 27.1117) depicting (on right) Mestju seated with his wife Nebuhetep (once incorrectly written Nebuherep) and (on left) Mestju's daughter Khenut seated with unidentified man (either her husband or Mestju himself); found displaced in shaft G 7248 A.

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.