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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 49

Friday, November 20, 1914 (continued)

[G 5232 (continued)]
destroyed by insects. In this dirt one small model saucer of pottery [ILLUSTRATION].

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 5230
Clearing serdabs in G 5230 S (see page 48).
S1 - [Base] of standing statue was high up in sand, inscribed [GLYPHS] [14-11-78]. The sand was hard - not recently disturbed. On the floor were three other similar bases [14-11-79, 14-11-80. 14-11-81].
S2 - Six standing statues mostly life-sized, mostly tilted over to east. Heads all broken off and missing [14-11-92, 14-11-93, 14-11-94, 14-11-95, 14-11-96, 14-11-97]. Sand hard. Among these were a number of fragments of broken statuettes of red granite, etc.
S3 and S4 contained only a few fragments of alabaster and granite.

microfilm: end page 49

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
    11/20/1914
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5231

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5231a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5234

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

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.