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Friday, November 12, 1915
day 19

Work on
(1) pit G 4940 A and on new area as follows
(2) south of G 4710 and serdab G 4611
(3) G 4810
(4) north of Great Wall

(1) G 4940
Continued clearing chamber (lower) in pit G 4940 A.

(2) South of G 4710, G 4611 serdab
Clearing sand south of G 4710 arrived at face of G 4611.
In northeast corner of G 4611 serdab with three roofing blocks (two broken). Cleared out sand and found plundered.


(3) G 4810
Work on G 4810 clearing sand from chambers and pits. In hole east of pit A, a fragment of smoothed squared alabaster thus [ILLUSTRATION]. In pit C a fragment of alabaster, inscribed, and a flint flake thus [ILLUSTRATION].


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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
    11/11/1915; 11/12/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.