1913 Meir

Type of fieldwork: 
Epigraphic Survey
Excavation
Illustration and Recording
Season summary: 

The season began in early January and ended on April 16th. Blackman  corrected his proofs of Senbi I's tomb-chapel, and the inscritpions of all of the Dynasty 12 tombs were copied and some of the important ones for Dynasty 6. On March 15 a new 12th Dynasty chapel was uncovered to the south and subsequently cleared. The structure was dedicated to Pepyankh the Middle and the interior was photographed and the inscriptions were copied.  

Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Lucy Gura Archive, Egypt Exploration Society
Relevant publications: 

Blackman, Aylward Manley 1914-1924. The rock tombs of Meir. London: Egypt Exploration Fund, 1-4. 

Blackman, Aylward M. and Michael R. Apted 1954. The rock tombs of Meir. Part V: the tomb-chapels A, No. 1 (that of Ni-'Ankh-Pepi the Black), A, No. 2 (that of Pepi'onkh with the "good name" of Ḥeny the Black), A, No. 4 (that of Ḥepi the Black), D, No. 1 (that of Pepi), and E, Nos. 1-4 (those of Meniu, Nenki, Pepi'onkh and Tjetu). Archaeological survey of Egypt 28. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Blackman, Aylward M. and Michael R. Apted 1954. The Rock Tombs of Meir. Part VI: the tomb-chapels of Ukhḥotpe son of Iam (A, No. 3), Senbi son of Ukhḥotpe son of Senbi (B, No. 3), and Ukhḥotpe son of Ukhḥotpe and Ḥeny-Ḥery-Ib (C, No. 1). Archaeological survey of Egypt 29. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

 

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