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Monday, April 1, 1912 (continued)


Tuesday, April 2, 1912

Work on ground north of G 2192.


Work on passage between G 2210 and G 2220. The chamber of G 2210 has been completely removed, to judge by the hardness of the drift sand, not in recent times. North of the chamber is a mastaba with a stela of a [GLYPHS].

In G 2193, one of the intrusive pits contained red polished pottery, fragment of a bowl, [ILLUSTRATION] of the usual Old Kingdom type. Also part of the basis of a statuette of a woman grinding grain. [ILLUSTRATION]

After tea wrote formal application for Schiaparelli concession.

Wednesday, April 3, 1912

Work as yesterday. This final clearing goes very slowly with the small force.

Thursday, April 4, 1912

Cabled for books.

Full force on northeast corner which is now

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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
    04/01/1912; 04/02/1912; 04/03/1912; 04/04/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
    Rawer (east of G 2210)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

People 3

Ancient People

  • Rawer (east of G 2210)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears on stela, identified as [wab nswt] royal wab-priest; found in passage between G 2210 and G 2220, north of chamber of G 2210.

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. 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.