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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 37

Sunday, November 14, 1915 (continued)

[(3) Railroad line I (continued)]
block can be dealt with.

(4) Railroad line III
Railroad line III has been carried northwards by a turntable into the street between G 4610 and G 4710. [ILLUSTRATION] Serdab G 4611 was filled in again to take the line. We are removing top layer of sand by shoveling.

Monday, November 15, 1915
Day of rest for men.

Tuesday, November 16, 1915
day 22

Work on
(1) G 4920 A
(2) street east of G 4610
(3) complex G 4810

(1) G 4940
Went down about 4 meters in pit G 4920 A. Reddish sandy gravel. Reached this pit by extending line V east to north end of G 4919, pit in turn-table and run south to G 4920 A. Filled low places with dry rubble embankments.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) East of G 4610
With line III continued removing top layer of sand (about 1.5 meters) nearly to edge of excavations 1913-14. Street east of G 4611.

(3) G 4810 complex
Continued work of clearing complex G 4810. Another serdab on the south between sand S.

Wednesday, November 17, 1915
day 23

Work on
(1) G 4920 A
(2) street east of G 4610
(3) pit A G 4610

microfilm: end page 37

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
    11/14/1915; 11/15/1915; 11/16/1915; 11/17/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4710

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4813

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4910

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4920

    • 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.