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Friday, January 15, 1926 (continued)

(4) G 7150 (continued)
filled with stones and rubbish, and the north wall of ii was built over this.


*Pit A proves to be a serdab with a square pillar and a window into room a. The floor (top surface of original filling) is about 2.25 meters below top and about a meter above floor of a.
Pit B is really a pit and goes on down. Unfortunately the west lining wall has fallen in and the mastaba walls must be strengthened before proceeding.

Isis Temple: Note:
The chapel A belongs to [GLYPHS] [Harbes] who was [GLYPHS] begotten of [GLYPHS] and born of the [GLYPHS] [Shepeniset]. These names are in north wall of chapel A. The lower part of a statuette of [GLYPHS] [Shepeniset] was found in debris in south. An offering stone of [GLYPHS] [Harbes] was found in east.
Chapel G is not yet identified.
The pit in room F contained [GLYPHS] [Ankhpakhered].

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  • 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
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhpakhered (in Isis Temple)
    Harbes (in Isis Temple)
    Shepeniset (in Isis Temple)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

People 4

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).
  • Harbes (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Paftjaumawishu and Shepeniset. Appears kneeling on an inscribed block of relief (26-1-1244 = MFA 31.250) from north wall of Isis temple, room A (=chapel of Harbes); identified on another (still in situ) as [smr xrp aH] companion, director of the palace. Limestone offering stone (26-1-138) inscribed for Harbes. Also mentioned on fragment (lower part) of limestone seated statue (26-1-237) inscribed for mother Shepeniset, identified as [jmj-r st qbHw rx nswt] overseer of the department of libationers(?), royal acquaintance; found in Isis temple, room S.
  • Shepeniset (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother of Harbes. Named in inscription on north wall of Isis temple, room A (=chapel of Harbes). Fragment (lower part) of limestone seated statue (26-1-237) inscribed for Shepeniset; found in Isis temple, room S.

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.