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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 74
Wednesday, February 24, 1915

The shafts of mastabas 2083-2086 [= G 3083-G 3086] are mostly cleared. In shaft D of 2083 [= G 3083] were fragments of a red-polished bowl. Between 2085 [= G 3085] and 2098 [= G 3098] are sand and hard packed debris in which were the fragments of a fine stele, complete. In a niche in the East face of 2098 [= G 3098], north of center, (photo. C66) was a small statuette of mud, covered with stucco. This could not be preserved. Near the north east corner of east face of 2098 [= G 3098] was an inscribed limestone stele =G53a; and below it in the floor was an offering slab =G53b. These belonged to a woman caller Nefer-hetep-es-wer. In this offering were other fragments of another inscribed limestone stele. The shafts of 2098 [= G 3098] are being cleared of sand and dark debris, as also the sand from top of 2099 [= G 3099] and dark debris from shafts A and B of the same mastaba. Just west of the little room X of 2086 [= G 3086] already described, is the entrance passage to the offering room of this mastaba which is lettered Y. At the eastern end of this entry was a small slab of red granite =G45, built into the floor, which, like the slab inside the little room, belonged to Ruwz and Mesat. A burial shaft between 2095 [= G 3095] and 2098 [= G 3098] has been cleared. Two views over the excavations were taken today, C58, looking south of west; and C59 south west.

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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
    02/24/1915
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Mesat (in G 3086)
    Neferhetepes-nedjes (G 3098b)
    Rudj (G 3086)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 3083

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3099

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 4

Ancient People

  • Mesat (in G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj (owner of G 3086). Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj and his wife Mesat; granite slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Mesat; all found in G 3086.
  • Neferhetepes-nedjes (G 3098b)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098b (second extension on G 3098). Daughter (?) of Neferhetepes and granddaughter (?) of Duare (possibly same individual as Duaenre owner of G 5110). Limestone false door (UPM_E13519) and limestone offering stone (UPM_E13520) inscribed for Neferhetepes-nedjes, identified on both as [rxt nswt Xkrt nswt] royal acquaintance, royal ornament; both found in situ in G 3098b. Vertical inscriptions on false door jambs: "King's son of his body, (Prince) Duare; his daughter, the royal acquaintance, Neferhetepes" (Neferhetepes-nedjes traces her royal lineage by naming her mother Neferhetepes and grandfather Duare). There may be a connection between family of Neferhetepes-nedjes and Iymery (owner G 3098).
  • Rudj (G 3086)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3086. Son of Iymery (owner of G 3098) and Persenet. Two limestone offering basins (Cairo JE 46497 = CG 57042, UPM_E13522) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [rx nswt Hm-nTr xwfw Hm-nTr xafra Hm-nTr Ddfra sAb Hrj-wDb wab mwt nswt jmj-xt sAw-prw] royal acquaintance, priest of Khufu, priest of Khafre, priest of Djedefre, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, wab-priest of the king's mother, under-supervisor of police) and his wife Mesat; red granite offering slab (UPM_E13523) inscribed for Rudj (identified as [wab mwt nswt] wab-priest of the king's mother) and Mesat; all found in G 3086. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13524) inscribed for Rudj, identified as [wab mwt nswt sAb Hrj-wDb sAb (jmj-xt) sAw-prw] wab-priest of the king's mother, juridicial master of reversion-offerings, juridicial (under-supervisor) of police (?); limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, dedicated by her son Rudj, identified as [wab] wab-priest; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet, dedicated by their son Rudj, identified as [sAb Hrj-wDb] juridicial master of reversion-offerings; all found in G 3098.

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.