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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday November 3, 1912 (continued)

This dump contains, as near as I can estimate, between 5,000 and 6,000 cubic meters of dirt, twenty-two days work = five hundred forty-five (545) cartloads a day.

Wainwright left after lunch for Upper Egypt.

Monday, November 4, 1912

Day of rest.

Tuesday, November 5, 1912

Strip north of G 2350 [= G 5290] practically finished at sunset - a large mastaba over which several other mastabas have been built.


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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
    11/03/1912; 11/04/1912; 11/05/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Gerald Averay Wainwright, British, 1879–1964

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2197

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • 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.
  • Gerald Averay Wainwright

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1879–1964
    • Remarks British Egyptologist and archaeologist. Assistant to Mr. Wellcome for Gebel-Moya expedition.