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Sunday, November 28, 1915 (continued)

[(2) G 4910 (continued)]
to a depth of about 8 meters. Both A and B are large, well built pits.

(3) West of G 4910
Started clearing section west of G 4910 and south of the railroad line as indicated below. The street between G 4920 and G 4910 and the forecourt of the G 4810 complex continues south. The northeast branch of the railroad line has been shortened to permit clearing west of G 4910, and a new line started just north of the Great Wall. See below:


Monday, November 29, 1915

Day of rest for men.

Tuesday, November 30, 1915
dat 34

Work on
(1) pit G 4910 B
(2) west of G 4910

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    11/28/1915; 11/29/1915; 11/30/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.