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Thursday, December 4, 1913

G 4440

[ILLUSTRATION]

Cross section of line a-b. [ILLUSTRATION]
Cross section of line c-d. [ILLUSTRATION]

Pit and chamber to No. G 4430 completed. The pit goes down about 7 meters and then opening to the west is a small burial chamber about 150 cm x 250 cm.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Debris continuing to be taken from pit No. G 4330. Various potsherds found during day.

Pit No. G 4140 entered and chamber and pit measured again for mm plan.

New railway causeway made.

Friday, December 5, 1913

Visitors: Artin Pasha, Sayce, Bates, Firth, Winlock and Crowfoot.

Construction of railway causeway being continued all day.

Pit No. G 4330 continued as yesterday reaching a depth of about 14 meters - hard stone debris and sand, fragment potsherds. Pit and chamber

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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
    12/04/1913; 12/05/1913
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Artin (Pasha)
    Cecil Mallaby Firth, British, 1878–1931
    Herbert Eustis Winlock, American, 1884–1950
    John Winter Crowfoot, British, 1865–1959
    Oric Bates
    Professor Sayce

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4140

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4430

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4440

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Modern People

  • Artin (Pasha)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Cecil Mallaby Firth

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1878–1931
    • Remarks Egyptologist; husband of Winifred Nest Firth. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • Herbert Eustis Winlock

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1884–1950
    • Remarks Egyptologist
  • John Winter Crowfoot

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1865–1959
    • Remarks Archaeologist and educationalist. Husband of Grace Mary Crowfoot. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Oric Bates

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Professor Sayce

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates