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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, November 22, 1912 (continued)

Cleared G 2360 A. Coffin well-made, but left on account of weight.

Saturday, November 23, 1912

Work continued clearing the strip north of G 2353, G 2360, G 2371, G 2370 and between G 2400 and G 2374/5. The mastabas are numbered G 2402 to G 2414, counting from the west.

On G 2401, fragments of a long stone (yellow limestone) with compartments, each with a standing figure in relief and a single line of inscription in relief between each two figures. Titles gone, name: [GLYPHS].

Clearing G 2310 A [= G 5180 A] and G 2360 B.

Sunday, November 24, 1912

Work on part north of G 2353-G 2370 as before.
Starting clearing northern niche of Lepsius 23 [= G 2000].

Monday, November 25, 1912

Day of rest.

Opened pit beside G 2025 S. Interior intact.

Wednesday, November 27, 1912

Clearing north of G 2414, revealed chamber of G 2415.

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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
    11/22/1912; 11/23/1912; 11/24/1912; 11/25/1912; 11/26/1912; 11/27/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Ka(?) (in G 2401)

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2371

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2374

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2400

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2401

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2414

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ka(?) (in G 2401)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Name appears on fragments of yellow limestone lintel(?), with relief divided into compartments, each with standing figure and single line of text between every two figures; found displaced on top of G 2401, original provenance unknown.

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.