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Diary Transcription: begin page 80
Tuesday March 2, 1915 (continued)

Clearing sand and rubble debris from between 3008 and 3026. The chamber and passage of 3035 has been cleared of sand and dark debris. In the west end of the chamber is a limestone niche. In the south end of passage, west side, is a plastered mud niche, with a round inscribed limestone lintel above, and in the niche a limestone offering slab with two basins. The shafts of 3035 contain sand and rubble debris, and in the passage between 3035 and a large mud brick mastaba to the west is sand and hard packed debris. The offering chamber of the mastaba west of 3034 contains sand and dark debris. The railroad was relaid some meters north of mastaba 2080 [= G 1227].
Mr. Story began making tomb cards; 2093 [= G 3093] A-B-C have been begun, and D has been finished, and E has been partly finished. 2090 [= G 3090] A (double chamber) is finished.
Mr. Fisher began making plan of the excavations.
This morning we removed the large niche stele of the wife of Medady, photo C64; behind it was found a plastered niche or serdab which had apparently been made from an older niche, photo. C65.
Photo. C63 shows the entire cemetery so far as excavated, including the…

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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
    03/02/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
    Khakhenmet (in G 3093)
    Mededi (G 3093)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3035

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4

People 5

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 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.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA