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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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Subjects: Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; view: G 3093
Description: Cemetery G 3000: G 3093, chamber N, painted limestone standing statue of Mesty (UPM_E13514), in situ, looking S.
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