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Thursday January 7, 1926 (continued)

(1) Isis Temple (continued)
Clearing south of Q, we exposed the covered burial G 7011 C, the room R (with a burial or a pit) and room T.

[ILLUSTRATION]

In room S on debris was the basis of a limestone statuette ((X)) [26-1-237 inscribed for Shepeniset], Saite period.
Vertical line down front of gown:
[GLYPHS]
Two vertical lines on each side of throne:
[GLYPHS]

(2) G 7011
G 7011 C: This is a closed masonry grave like G 7011 A. Built in the southwest corner of room Q. One of the roofing slabs is broken in two and the hollow appears to be full of debris.

(3) G 7012
G 7012 A: is a third masonry grave like G 7011 A and lies north of room P. It was found open and empty. In the debris, an eye from a mummy cover, etc.

(4) G 7140
G 7140 C:
Clearing the chambers. Stopped work at 1:30 on account of long carry.

(5) Pyramid G I-c
Continued clearing debris of decay from east face of G I-c opposite Room R and began to south of temple.

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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
    01/07/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Shepeniset (in Isis Temple)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • 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.