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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 30

Tuesday, November 5, 1912 (continued)

Work begun on the mud-brick mastaba G 2370 (east of G 2360). Running a separate dump out to northwest from north end of face.

In G 2360 A, in debris of chamber, a lot of little alabaster dishes [12-11-9], thirty in number. [ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION] [alabaster model jar] [12-11-7, 12-11-8]
[ILLUSTRATION] [alabaster model jar with handle] [12-11-6]
[ILLUSTRATION] [alabaster offering table] [12-11-5]
[ILLUSTRATION] [limestone headrest base] [12-11-10]
[ILLUSTRATION] [canopic jar] [four jars and lids 12-11-14]
[ILLUSTRATION] [flint] [12-11-11]

Two semi-circular discs, one blue frit, one red (frit ?) [12-11-12, 12-11-13].

[ILLUSTRATION] two copper drills and two fragments [12-11-15, 12-11-16]
[ILLUSTRATION] fragment copper chisel (?) [12-11-17]

microfilm: end page 30

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
    11/05/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • 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.