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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, November 22, 1914

G 5110
In sand, front of north end of G 5110, part of slab from above false door (slab-stela form) [14-11-112] with more alabaster fragments showing statue nearly life-sized - also parts of red granite statue.

Space laid out on page 50 clear.

G 5330
Laid out five working strips over Lepsius 41 (G 5330), as follows:

[ILLUSTRATION]

In II a pit filled with dirty white limestone debris.
In III - IV a great sand-filled crater.

G 5230
Removed statues 1, 2, and 3 [14-11-92, 14-11-93, 14-11-94] from G 5230 S serdab S2. This row of six statues [14-11-92, 14-11-93, 14-11-94, 14-11-95, 14-11-96, 14-11-97] are clearly in position and have been simply overthrown towards the east in order from the east by treasure hunters. In the extreme northeast corner a pot.

Beside middle of G 5230 S on the south, some fragments of granite and limestone statues. These were in the sand in what appears to be a hole.

G 5220
Across the street against the side of G 5220 (Lepsius 42) is a plunderer' hole in the usual manner.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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Details

  • 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
    11/22/1914
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

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.