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Wednesday, December 9, 1925 (continued)

(4) G 6023
Cleared top and sides of G 6025, cased in small dressed blocks.
G 6023 A: The retaining wall of pit above rock as well as the adjoining filling of the mastaba have been destroyed by thieves. Depth in rock - 3.90 meters. Mixed debris, chamber on west.
G 6023 B: Down 4 meters, drift sand.
G 6023 C: Down 5.85 meters, drift sand.

(5) G 6025
In clearing back of G 6021 exposed the eastern face of G 6025. Cased in small blocks on rubble core.

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(6) G 6032
G 6032 A: Down 7.8 meters. Drift sand and stones fallen from lining, top of doorway appeared on south.
G 6032 B: Down .75 meters. Mixed debris.
G 6032 C: Depth 1.5 meters; Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Unused.

(7) G 7000 SW (southwest)
Cleared out the large pit G 7000 SW No. 1 [G 7000 SW 1], and found that it ended unfinished at 5.82 meters.

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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
    12/09/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.