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Wednesday, February 25, 1914 (continued)
Thursday, February 26, 1914
Pit G 4734 A photographed with door stones in position (see photo No. C5620), and then stones removed; just a skeleton half submerged in mud was found, facing the east (see photo No. C5625).
At the beginning of pit G 4721 A, in sand debris another section of the red granite statuette [14-2-15] was found, i.e. from top of legs to ankles. The two figures are apparently two seated boys (see photo No. C5635, C5636, and C5637). Small mastaba G 4721 and street south of it continued; in chamber of G 4721 A four white soft limestone entrail jars with covers [14-2-35] were found (see photo No. C5624). [ILLUSTRATION] (scale about 1:10). The skeleton was strewn around the chamber, and running north and south was a rock-cut sarcophagus built up in masonry, plastered, and its huge cover lay on edge half in the sarcophagus.
Work continued on south room of G 4631 and continued towards west on sand debris, exposing the top of another small mastaba south of G 4630.
Friday, February 27, 1914
Pit G 4733 E finished finding bottom part of an alabaster headrest [14-2-88] [ILLUSTRATION], a small alabaster inscribed stone [= sacred oils tablet] [ILLUSTRATION], and a pot stand for three pots [ILLUSTRATION], and chamber exposed containing four white limestone entrail jars [14-2-36] (similar to those above); top part of alabaster headrest [14-2-88], perfect: [ILLUSTRATION]; a small alabaster model dish and table for same [ILLUSTRATION]; one oval mud seal; a fragment of a diorite plate; two model alabaster dishes [ILLUSTRATION]; a great deal of inscribed plaster fragments [14-2-71]; and many pieces of pottery and fragments of same.
Work continued on debris south of G 4630 and extended S of G 4620 and G 4720, exposing a faint inscription on the east face of G 4620.
Mastaba G 4721 including pit and chamber G 4721 A cleared of all debris, one small mud seal [14-2-16] being found (see photo No. C5644).
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- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- 02/25/1914; 02/26/1914; 02/27/1914
- George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
- Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972
- 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.
- Type Author
- Nationality & Dates American, 1882–1972
- Remarks Worked on the MFA-Harvard expedition from 1912-1914 according to the preface of George A. Reisner's, "A History of the Giza Necropolis, Vol I." Harvard graduate, c.1912.
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