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Diary Transcription: begin page 58
Sunday, February 14, 1915 (continued)

…is a standing figure of the man Medady. The stele is that of Kha-khenmet, his wife. In the central niche and on the left hand panel are portraits of Kha-khenmet. Above the niche in the main panel she sits before a table of offerings. Along the top of the stele is an inscription “Priestess of Wep-wa-wat, Kha-khenmet.” The workmanship of this stele is much superior to that of the adjoining relief. Above the stelae the mud brick is faced with rubble coated with plaster.
Photograph C32 shows the two stelae partly uncovered, while C36 shows them fully exposed. In the floor in front of the relief of Medady was a small rough offering slab= G24, without inscription. Chamber Y of this same mastaba was filled with hard packed dark debris, like the other two. Shaft F of this mastaba, which contains hard packed debris, is the only one being cleared thus far. In the offering room (W) of 2094 [= G 3094], which was filled with similar debris, was found a vase=G25 of fine thin pink ware about 20 cm high. A little distance to the west is a mud brick mastaba 2097 [= G 3097]. In the dark debris of chamber X were two flint flakes =G26-27 and fragments of a pottery bowl. In the debris of the passage east of this chamber were four blue cylindrical beads and fragments of another = G28.

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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
    Khakhenmet (in G 3093)
    Mededi (G 3093)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 3

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khakhenmet (in G 3093)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mededi (owner of G 3093). False door (Cairo 46495) inscribed for Khakhenmet, identified as [mjtrt Hm-nTr Nt wpt wAwt rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr nbt nht] mitret, priestess of Neith Opener-of-the-Ways, royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor Mistress-of-the-Sycamore; found in situ in G 3093.
  • 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.

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.