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Diary Transcription: begin page 66
Friday, February 26, 1915 (continued)

…named Sneferu-hotep.
Clearing chambers? outside of this chamber of sand and stone.
Clearing sand from roofed-over stone chamber opposite this fine chamber. In sand a skeleton.
Clearing hard-packed dark rubble debris from over serdab outside fine painted chamber (south end) of mastaba 3008. A mud wall which was built across the serdab was taken down.
Clearing pits of mastaba 3005 of sand and dark debris.
Telegram from Fisher. Nile trip postponed. Excavation at Mit Rahineh to begin soon.
Four white limestone heads boxed. I contains smaller head of man; II contains larger head of man; IV contains head of woman.

End of page 66


  • 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
  • Display Page Dates
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Sneferuhetep (G 3008)
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 3005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

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.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA