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Friday, January 16, 1925 (continued)

Work on:
(1) Avenue G 0: north of G 7210
(2) Street G 7300: front of G 7310 and G 7320
(3) Street G 7400: front of G 7420 and G 7430
(4) Avenue G 2: south of G 7420
(5) G 7510 B
(6) G 7215 A, B, C

(1) Avenue G 0
Avenue G 0: north of G 7210.
Men working to east of G 7214 and G 7214 H, clearing Ptolemaic debris. Also clearing embankment of Line III at about 14 meters north of mastaba G 7210.
A large crude brick wall, 87 cm thick, evidently part of a mastaba (G 7215) was found to the east of G 7214. It commences about 3.5 meters north of G 7210 and runs northwards for some 14 meters. There are a number of pits around it. See No. 6 below.

(2) Street G 7300 and G 7310-7320
Street G 7300: front of G 7310 and G 7320.
Men have cleared the exterior chapel of G 7320, which is of crude brick and also the middle and southern portion of the exterior crude brick chapel of G 7310. The north outer wall of the former chapel and the south outer wall of the latter are built up against one another, the wall of G 7320 being evidently later.
The men are now clearing the front of the interior chapel of G 7310, the north end of its exterior chapel, and along the east face of the mastaba itself (west of Line IV) to a distance of 21 meters from north of mastaba.
Just about 2 meters to north of interior chapel of G 7310, and against front of mastaba, were found two large Ptolemaic pots:
[ILLUSTRATION] red ware; height 53 cm and diameter 38 cm.
[ILLUSTRATION] light brown ware, height 30 cm and diameter 22 cm.
Opposite this point, and on top of course 3 of the facing blocks of G 7410, was found a large red ware two-handled Ptolemaic jar. Height about 71 cm and diameter about

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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
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

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  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.