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Diary Transcription: begin page 76
Thursday, February 25, 1915 (continued)

…here was a round lintel inscribed =G48. In section Y was an offering slab, =G49, bearing the name Per-senet, mother of the Priest Ruwz and stating that it was made for her by her son Ruwz. The upper part of the inscription had been filled in with stucco on which another inscription was engraved. In section Z was an offering slab G47 with only the name of Ruwz himself mentioned in the inscription. This was the slab nearest to the door, which was found blocked up, probably at the time when the cross walls were made. In the debris of Z near the floor were the fragments of a large cylindrical stand of pottery, red-polished; this bears the name Iymery. Shafts A and B of 2099 [= G 3099] contain dark rubble debris, and the space between 2097 [= G 3097] and 3005 was filled with sand in which was a small uninscribed offering slab. The offering room of 3005 was filled with sand and limestone debris, and the offering room of 3006 contained sand. The offering chamber of 3007 was filled with sand and mud debris. On the walls was white stucco and it had originally had an arched roof. Shaft B of this mastaba contained sand and limestone debris. To the west of it is a large mastaba 3008 which originally had a stone, stepped casing…

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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
    02/25/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Iymery (G 3098)
    Persenet (in G 3098)
    Rudj (G 3086)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 3005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3007

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3099

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Iymery (G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3098. Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13525) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [jmj-r wxrt] overseer of the dockyard; fragment of pottery offering stand (UPM_E13545) inscribed for Iymery, identified as [sHD wabw] inspector of wab-priests; limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery (identified as [rx nswt wab mwt nswt] royal acquaintance, wab-priest of the king's mother) and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); all found in G 3098.
  • Persenet (in G 3098)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Iymery (owner of G 3098). Limestone offering basin (UPM_E13526) inscribed for Persenet, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance (dedicated by her son Rudj, owner of G 3086); limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13527) inscribed for Iymery and Persenet (dedicated by their son Rudj, owner of G 3086); found in 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.