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Sunday, January 10, 1926 (continued)

(1) Isis Temple (continued)
Pit in Room P: Finished clearing pit P.
Numbers ii and iii are [?] higher than floor of i, but floor of number iv is at that of i. In i four rude stone coffins. In iv one rude stone coffin and below it a coffin trench. On a few beads were found in the rooms.

(2) Street G 7000 S (south)
South of Isis Temple. Clearing surface debris reached the line of south face of Pyramid G I-c except for embankment of loading switch. (Moved five meters to south). There are on the west and in the middle fragments of crude rubble walls. On the east against G 7140 there are decayed crude brick walls resting on debris.

(3) G 7130 + G 7140 [G 7130-7140]
Cleared upper part of casing of G 7140 on back as far as southwest corner (except for later crude brick walls). The south face towards G 7150 is dressed smooth and the north face of G 7150 itself which must touch G 7140 is undressed.

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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
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.