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Thursday, October 24, 1912 (continued)

[12-10-24 (continued)]
-lucent), two larger flakes, three bivalve shells [12-10-24].

Mr. Wellcome came and stayed for dinner. He brought specimens of Gebel-Moya antiquities.

Friday, October 25, 1912

Work proceeding on G 2335 to G 2337 and the adjoining area to north, up to large plundered mastaba G 2370.

[ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION] In northeast corner of G 2337 [SIGN] a stack of ordinary rough pots upside down, several layers.

In southeast corner of G 2336, a closed serdab (intact). On opening it, a certain (small) amount of limestone debris and sand which had dropped through the cracks of the roof. Below this, on floor of limestone small chip, layer 5-8 cm thick of decayed wood (dust).

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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
    10/24/1912; 10/25/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    H. W. Wellcome

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2335

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2336

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

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.
  • H. W. Wellcome

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Sudan Expedition