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Diary Transcription: begin page 57
Sunday, February 14, 1915 (continued)

The offering room (W) of 2093 [= G 3093] was filled with hard packed dark debris. In SW corner of this room was a small painted limestone statuette of a man, in almost perfect preservation. This is a statue of Mesty. It is a standing figure, 432 mm high. The left foot is advanced and the arms holding the usual roll (of linen?) hang straight at the sides. The body is colored red, the skirt white, and the collar white. The details of the collar are marked out in blue and green. The head is covered with a thick black wig. The figure stands on a rectangular plinth, on which is inscribed (Overseer of__________, Mesty.)=G21. Photograph C34 shows the room completely cleared and the statue as found.
In the offering chamber X, which is the original offering room of 2093 [= G 3093], was a limestone relief of a man, built into the wall. Above is a panel inscribed “Acquaintance of the King, Companion of the Commander of the army, Medady.”=G22. The figure is in very high relief, but the technique is not first class. Beside this at the north is a niche stele=G23 which contains four human figures in relief, with offerings and long inscription. In the right vertical panel…

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Display Page Dates
    Modern
  • Display Page Dates
    02/14/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Mededi (G 3093)
    Mesty (in G 3093)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Mededi (G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3093. Standing statue (Cairo 46494) of Mededi, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt xrp n mSa] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor of the director of the expedition; found in situ in G 3093. Also appears on northern jamb of false door (Cairo 46495) inscribed for his wife Khakhenmet, identified as [rx nswt jmj-xt] royal acquaintance, under-supervisor; found in situ in G 3093.
  • Mesty (in G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Statuette (UPM_E13514) inscribed for Mesty, identified as [jmj-r jH] overseer of boat-nets(?); found in small added room east of G 3093 offering room.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.