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Thursday, October 28, 1915 (continued)

[(1) East of G 5130 (continued)]
exterior rubble chapel opening to the north.

(2) G 5031
G 5031 is not yet entirely clear but the back part closed the eastern entrance to G 4940 exterior chapel. Apparently this


space outside east door of exterior chapel G 4940 was used as a dump for broken offering vessels from G 4940 and then filled in after the construction of G 5031.

Friday, October 29, 1915
day 7

Work on
(1) street east of G 5130
(2) G 5031
(3) G 5032
(4) G 5040 pit B

(1) East of G 5130
Section east-west through street east of G 5130: [ILLUSTRATION] First layer of filling made after construction of G 5130. N.B. order a, b, c, d, e, f. X construction trench of G 5230 filled with stones.

(2) G 5031
G 5031 (and G 5032). [ILLUSTRATION] [typed copy says see overleaf page 22]
Finished G 5031. No inscription in O. In south end of O an intrusive pit (x). In debris of A, a small R.P. [red polished] pot [ILLUSTRATION] height about 10 cm, and a small flint chip.

(3) G 5032
G 5032 (see page 22 [note above] plan). This is contemporaneous with G 5031. This south niche [false door of Redines] is a very curious little stela with a figure in sunk relief en face in the middle panel. The feet

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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
    10/28/1915; 10/29/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Redines (G 5032)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Redines (G 5032)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5032. False door (MFA 21.961a-c) inscribed for Redines, identified as [wab nswt sS] royal wab-priest, scribe; found in situ in G 5032 chapel.

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.