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Diary Transcription: begin page 78
Friday, February 26, 1915 (continued)

…gazelles being led to sacrifice (?), women bearing offerings, harvesters, rams trampling in the seed, sacrifices of oxen, etc., also three portraits of the owner, Snefru-hetep. There were two inscribed niches with the cartouches of Snefru which form part of Snefru-hetep’s name. North of the entrance to this chamber is a small space roofed in with stone slabs and filled with sand, in which is a skeleton. In the south-west corner of 3008 and high up is a large rectangular room which is filled with hard packed dark rubble debris. A mud wall which is built across the serdab was taken down. The shafts of 3005 being cleared of sand and dark debris.
Today received a telegram from Mr. Fisher stating that excavations at Mit-Rahineh would begin soon.
C62 is a general view over the cemetery so far as cleared, looking east of south.

Saturday, February 27, 1915

Shafts A to E of 3025 are bing cleared of sand. From C-D-E came one nearly complete bowl and many fragments of the other bowls and dishes. Clearing sand and debris from 3008. Shafts A to C of 3005, which are in a row just west of the painted offering chamber, are being cleared of sand and…

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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
    02/26/1915; 02/27/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 3005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 2

People 3

Ancient People

  • Sneferuhetep (G 3008)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 3008. South false door inscribed for Sneferuhetep, also appears in chapel wall painting, east, south, and west walls, identified as [rx nswt sS nswt sHD wabw xa-snfrw wr mDw Sma Hrj-sStA n nTr=f Hrj-sStA m kAt sxt] royal acquaintance, royal scribe, inspector of wab-priests of the pyramid of Snefru, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, secretary of his god, secretary of works in the field; in situ in G 3008. Fragment of door jamb (UPM_E13543) inscribed for Sneferuhetep, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in debris of shaft G 3008 C, originally from door to offering room.

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.