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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, October 15, 1912 (continued)

Firth to dinner. Discussed C.

Wednesday, October 16, 1912

Pit G 2310 B [= G 5180 B] cleared, an unfinished shaft, filled with sand. In sand, small model offering pots [ILLUSTRATION] and [ILLUSTRATION] (larger), and a sandstone with green copper rubs on sides.

While finishing pits G 2300 A - B [= G 5190 A - B] and G 2310 A [= G 5180 A], shifted men to space between G 2330 [= G 5380] and G 2340 [= G 5480].

[ILLUSTRATION]

The space before G 2310 [= G 5180] contains two series of pits -
(1) in a mass of rubble built between G 2310 [= G 5180] and G 2320 [= G 5280] before loss of stone casing of G 2320 [= G 5280]; and
(2) a series of X-pits dug from about modern level.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, October 17, 1912

Clearing northern part of street front of G 2310 [= G 5180] and southern part of street front of G 2300 [= G 5190].
On pits G 2300 A, B [= G 5190 A, B] and G 2310 A [= G 5180 A].

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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
    10/15/1912; 10/16/1912; 10/17/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Cecil Mallaby Firth, British, 1878–1931
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Cecil Mallaby Firth

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1878–1931
    • Remarks Egyptologist; husband of Winifred Nest Firth. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.