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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, December 28, 1915
day 58

Work on
(1) pit G 4410 A
(2) area south of G 4410 chapel
(3) pit G 4411 A.

(1) G 4410
Pit G 4410 A finished. Plundered, skull [15-12-81], calf bones [15-12-82], pottery (including foreign), limestone [canopics] [15-12-61], etc. Piece mud seal [15-12-49] [GLYPHS] cf. seal found in G 4715 B December 5 [GLYPHS].

(2) South of G 4410 chapel
South of G 4410 chapel clearing small mastabas of sand.

(3) G 4411
Began G 4411 A.

Wednesday, December 29, 1915
day 59

Work on
(1) pit G 4411 A
(2) south of G 4410 chapel

(1) G 4411
Pit [G 4411] A. Down about 14 meters. Drift sand. Emptied inside cemetery.

(2) South of G 4410 chapel
Clearing sand etc. south of G 4410 chapel and west of G 4513 (see map on page 16).

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/28/1915; 12/29/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4410

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4513

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.