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Diary Transcription: begin page 40
Monday, February 1, 1915

Rest day for the men. I went into Cairo with Reis Mahmud in the morning to look after some material for Dr. Reisner which was at Congdon’s. During my absence the Rev. Dr. James A. Montgomery of the American School of Oriental Research called to see Mr. Fisher and left a card saying he would try again.
This evening it is raining hard.

Tuesday, February 2, 1915

Finished clearing shaft A of mastaba 3041. The mud brick chapel of 3050 had now been fully cleared, in the debris were the fragments of a stele. It has fine low relief of a seated figure of a woman facing to right; in front of her is an offering table and list of offerings. Some of the fragments bear the inscription “funerary priest Ankh.” This was found in chamber 3, the northernmost room connected with 3050, and which serves as a sort of ante-room to the real offering chapel, which is numbered 2. The entrance if from the north, and just inside the door of room 3 is a limestone niche with a small offering slab in the floor in front of it. In room 2 is another limestone niche block…

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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
    02/01/1915; 02/02/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)
    Mr. Congdon
    Rev. Dr. James A. Mongomery
    Ankh (G 3050)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 3041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Ankh (G 3050)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3050. False door panel and drum (UPM_E13537) inscribed for Ankh, identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; found displaced in debris of G 3050 outer offering room. Maybe same individual as Ankh (near G 3094).

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

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

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1926–1933. Brother of Said Ahmed Said (Head Reis 1908-1926) and father of Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Head Reis 1933-1935).
  • Mr. Congdon

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Rev. Dr. James A. Mongomery

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Member of the American School of Oriental Reseatch