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Wednesday, November 6, 1912 (continued)

[G 2370 (continued)]
west wall appears to be a serdab. A hole has been broken in the wall of the hall of pillars in the direction of the serdab, and the south end of the roof of the serdab has been broken open. In the hole in the wall, found a copper jar [12-11-20b] (small). [ILLUSTRATION] H[eight] = 6.5 cm

In front of G 2350 [= G 5290], in a serdab, a limestone head small male statuette [12-11-21].

On top of mound west of Lepsius 24 [= G 2100-I], another head from a pair of statuette [12-11-22] (limestone).

Ranke to dinner.

Thursday, November 7, 1912

Work concentrated on G 2370. In sand along middle of north wall of hall of columns, a small faience figure of Bast [12-11-23] (H[eight] 5 cm) of late date.

News of Wilson's election to Presidency.

Friday, November 8, 1912

Work on G 2370.

Started second dump out to north along eastern edge.


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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
    11/06/1912; 11/07/1912; 11/08/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Hermann Ranke, German, 1878–1953

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.
  • Hermann Ranke

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1878–1953
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.