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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, October 24, 1915
day 2

Work
(1) Clearing streets in north Cemetery
(2) Clearing north of G 2196 - G 2197
(3) Laying railroad finished

Monday, October 25, 1915
day 3

Work
(1) clearing hard debris and exposing pits north of G 2196-G 2197
(2) G 5130
Pit (2) A and B in G 5130. G 5130 A went down 10.5 meters. G 5130 B 3.5 meters.
A all sand, bones, B of miscellaneous small birds, at 10.5 top of hard debris.
B 1.5 meters sand. B 1.5 - 3.5 meters, red gravel with limestone fragments.

Tuesday, October 26, 1915
day 4

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    10/24/1915; 10/25/1915; 10/26/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2197

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5131

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • 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.