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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, December 6, 1925
Seventeenth day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on:
(1) G 6020 roof of a, b, c
(2) G 6020 pit A
(3) G 6040 pit B
(4) between G 6030 and G 6040 (Line II)
(5) west of G 6040 (Line II)
(6) G 6021
(7) north of G 6040
(8), (9), (10) small mastabas G 6031 - 6033
(11) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest quarter)
(12) G 7410 (G 7421)

cars emptied:
Line I to 8:00 am: 45, 8:30 - noon: 89, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 83
total: 217
Line II to 8:00 am: 35, 8:30 - noon: 59, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 65
total: 159
grand total: 376
There were seventeen men on 9) and ten men on 10) so that 376 is about three-fourth of work [470]

(1) G 6020
G 6020 rooms a, b, c: Finished clearing roof of G 6020 a, b, c. The whole is packed roughly with limestone rubble and chip to form a floor which slopes from all sides to a drain hole under southern parapet. The drain hole leads to the water spout represented by Lepsius (I21 section a, b, c, d, e, f)

(2) G 6020
G 6020 A: Photographed planned and removed objects on floor of G 6020 A.
forty small alabaster saucers (models) [25-12-95, 25-12-96, 25-12-97, 25-12-98, 25-12-99, 25-12-100, 25-12-101, 25-12-102, 25-12-103, 25-12-104]
fourteen small alabaster dummy jars (models) [25-12-90, 25-12-91, 25-12-92, 25-12-93, 25-12-94]
two gold cylinder beads [25-12-107]
two jars pottery [25-12-110, 25-12-111] and potsherds [ILLUSTRATION]
ox bones [25-12-109]

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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
    12/06/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

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.