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Sunday, January 14, 1912 (continued)

[G 1501, MFA 12.1521, MFA 12.1524 (continued)]
other [ILLUSTRATION] 42 cm high is white limestone uncolored and has a handle one side unpierced. This likewise is flattened on one side.

Monday, January 15, 1912

No work.

Tuesday, January 16, 1912

Work continues at Lepsius 23 [= G 2000]. The shaft is very large well lined with well cut blocks. The debris is filled with large stones, which have to be broken up.
On north edge several small mastabas and a number of small brick pits are open.
One mastaba is square in plan with an offering roof along east side and a narrow ledge at "a". [ILLUSTRATION] On either jamb are low reliefs, but much weathered and inscriptions indecipherable.

Wednesday, January 17, 1912

Perfect day, no wind and warmer. Work transferred to northeast edge of slope the mastaba east of Lepsius 23 and joining on Lythgoe's old work. The railway carry is a long one and will take every piece of track we can get. Work arranged so as to work five mastabas. In the shaft of Lepsius 23 [= G 2000] at a depth of 4.75 meters from edge the men (Ahmed el Mizlef) came upon a burial. This

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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
    01/14/1912; 01/15/1912; 01/16/1912; 01/17/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Ahmed el-Mizlef
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4410

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Ahmed el-Mizlef

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.