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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, February 26, 1912 (continued)

Two holes dug yesterday north of mastaba d [= G 2190] show ca. 130 cm depth of debris. There is no use in digging out this section, and the dump from d [= G 2190] and c [= G 2180] was started out over it.

Tuesday, February 27, 1912

In the morning went to town re: clothes, winch, pulley, etc. Mr. Hubbard and party called with letter from Mr. Lane. Fisher showed them the excavations. Fisher finished map of a section of the work done in 1905-6 (Lythgoe) so that Professor Junker (Austrian Academy) could run a rail embankment out to the north.

In b2 [= G 2150] found burial pit just behind serdab but it is filled with sand, (i.e. opened and plundered).

Section between mastabas c [= G 2180] and d [= G 2190] finished at sunset. Work started on pits of IX 5 [= G 2184].

Wednesday, February 28, 1912

[Cem 2100 margin note]
Opening pits in IX 5 [= G 2184] and clearing X 5 [= G 2186] adjoining on the north.
In X 5A [= G 2186 A] a small

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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
    02/26/1912; 02/27/1912; 02/28/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Mr. Gardiner M. Lane
    Mr. Hubbard
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 5

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. 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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mr. Gardiner M. Lane

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Died October 3rd
  • Mr. Hubbard

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Visitor