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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 4
Thursday, January 14, 1915

Clearing drift sand from offering chamber of 4511 (Nefer-yhiy). Nefer-yhiy was the overseer of the Pyramids of Chepren and Mycerinus.
Trench and street south of 5110 practically cleared. In trench was found a limestone slab with a fine painted inscription in red.
Clearing street east of 4930. In street near west face of 5030 were found two small alabaster jars (unfinished).
Clearing pit 5030 B. In debris was found a limestone jar and fragments of two others.

Friday, January 15, 1915

Clearing sand from offering chamber of 4511. Beside the northern column two fragments of painted limestone statuette (head, and part of basis with feet).
Finished cleaning burial put 5030 B.
Clearing street between 5020 and 5030 of sand and gravelly debris, which covers a smaller mastaba.
Clearing street between 5020 and 5110.
Work on burial pits 5010 A and B.

End of page 4

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
    01/14/1915; 01/15/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Neferihy (G 4513)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 4513

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4930

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Neferihy (G 4513)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4513. Architectural element (lintel over chapel corridor entrance) and false door inscribed for Neferihy; also appears in chapel relief (west wall and east face of pillars); identified variously as [rx nswt wr mDw Sma nj-nst-xntt xrp sSw jrjw jaH jmj-r wr-xafra jmj-r nTrj-mnkAwra sHD wabw Hrj-sStA] royal acquaintance, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, preeminent of place, director of scribes connected with the moon, overseer of the pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure, inspector of wab-priests, secretary; in situ in G 4513.

Modern People