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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 27, 1912 (continued)

[G 2220 (continued)]
no. __.


The mastaba is built of large blocks of gray nummulitic limestone of the second or early Khafre period.

The search for a third pit in Lepsius 23 [= G 2000] has been in vain up to the present.

Cold southwest wind and clouds.

Thursday, March 28, 1912

The pit in G 2200 [= G 5080] was finished.

[G 2220]
All hands including the gang from Lepsius 23 [= G 2000] are now clearing the front of

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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
    03/27/1912; 03/28/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.