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Thursday, January 14, 1915 (continued)

[(1) G 4513 (continued)]
entered in modern times, and partially cleared. A hole has been broken north of the stela looking for the serdab.

(2) South of G 5110
Trench and street south of G 5110 practically cleared. In trench, at about middle of mastaba, a limestone slab (upper right and lower left corners broken off) with a fine painted inscription in red.

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(3) East of G 4930
Street east of G 4930. Debris of reddish gravel, and

(5) G 5030, G 4930
Mixed with coarse limestone debris, result of tearing away wall of G 5030, and ancient filling of G 4930 thrown down onto the decayed mud brick walls. In street, near west face of G 5030, two small alabaster ceremonial jars (unfinished) (see below).

[ILLUSTRATION]

x debris, ancient from pit B thrown out on mud brick wall of G 4930 after half fallen down.
+ debris from G 5030 filling of casing of core thrown down previous to x, does not cover mud wall (which is lower between x and north chapel).

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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
    01/14/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4513

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4930

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • 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.