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Wednesday, February 7, 1912 (continued)

these and IX 4 [= G 2170] a fragment of sandstone statuette. From debris filling pits quantities of the common little red brown ware offering cups and saucers. Also a number of the crude irregular jars. [ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, February 9, 1912

Portion of railway transferred to open up excavations to north of X 3 - 4 [= G 2210 - G 2220], the last pair of mastabas to north, on edge of plateau. Rest of force continuing north in passage between IX 4 [= G 2170] and VIII 5 [= G 2180] and also finishing space between IX 3 - 4 [= G 2150 - G 2170]. A continuation can be traced here of the mud brick chapel, a sort of long entrance passage. The north half of the masonry on the east face of IX 3 [= G 2150] is preserved nearly to top of debris (surface) and at northeast corner is a false door. In the debris in front of this is a heavy long block, probably lintel, with much weathered inscription.

Dr. Junker has found a sculptured offering chamber with colored reliefs. It is the square pier porch type. [ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, February 11, 1912

Made considerable progress on map. It is to scale

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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
    02/07/1912; 02/08/1912; 02/09/1912; 02/10/1912; 02/11/1912
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.