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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, October 10, 1912

[ILLUSTRATION]

Clearing between (a) G 2320 [= G 5280] and G 2330 [= G 5380], between (b) G 2330 [= G 5380] and G 2340 [= G 5480], and between (c) G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2310 [= G 5180]. In a, the stone chip and rubbish fills chamber and outside chamber. In b, stone chip and rubbish, evidence of later stone plundering. Pits all plundered. Mastaba G 2330 [= G 5380] has no chapel. In second pit from north, against face of mastaba, fragments of a stela of Dynasty 6 to Dynasty 12, with cartouche of Pepy [12-10-1]. Scattered among these pits, a limestone jar (canopic).

[ILLUSTRATION]

Between G 2300 [= G 5190] and G 2310 [= G 5180], descending through blown sand. In front of G 2320 [= G 5280], a structure not yet clear, and in east wall of G 2320 [= G 5280],

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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
    10/10/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Pepi I

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Pepi I

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 6.

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.