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Sunday, November 15, 1914 (continued)

At (+) behind the angle of the wall, there are laid rough stones apparently a rough traced foundation of some sort (perhaps for the support of the southeast part of mastaba Lepsius 41 (G 5330)). The wall B appears to have only one face (the eastern one). Behind this face there seems to be simply a filling of rubble and limestone chips. That is, B appears to be the retaining wall of the platform on which the mastabas above were built.

Monday, November 16, 1914
Day of rest for men.

Tuesday, November 17, 1914

Took levels in morning.


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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
    11/15/1914; 11/16/1914; 11/17/1914
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

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.