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Thursday, October 28, 1915 (continued)

[(1) East of G 5130 (continued)]


This depression was excavated both for G 5130 and for G 5230, and filled in again to make a level floor slanting north. Schiaparelli excavated this depression in part apparently in following face of G 5130 looking for the chamber. His excavation which was filled with drift sand didn't extend to rock. The floor of the west niche of G 5130 is one course lower than the floor of the south niche, so that the floor of the street must have sloped north. Around the south niche are the remains of an

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Ernesto Schiaparelli, Italian, 1856–1928
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Modern People

  • Ernesto Schiaparelli

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates Italian, 1856–1928
    • Remarks Turin University; Egyptologist. 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.