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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: West diary, begin page 6

January 1 (continued)

[G 2381 A (continued)]
in the statement dictated by Dr. Reisner.

Work was carried on south of the north niche in G 2000.
About ten men and boys cleared pits in G 2172, G 2175, G 2176, G 2179, preparatory to their registration.

Thursday, January 2, 1913

Another day in G 2381 A. By supper time the entire contents had been recorded and removed. Most of the day was spent copying the inscriptions on the inside of the coffin.

The main force of men finished clearing the mastabas south of the north niche in G 2000. The area north of the niche

[ILLUSTRATION]
[G 2501, G 2502, G 2503 = G 2077, G 2504, G 2505, G 2506, G 2507, G 2508, G 2509]

Friday, January 3, 1913

Spent the morning in Cairo, and the afternoon began recording the pits over which Herr Junker wishes to run his dump.

[ILLUSTRATION]
[G 2511, G 2512, G 2513, G 2514, G 2515]

It will be notices that all these mastabas are not parallel to the face of Lepsius 23 [= G 2000].

microfilm: West diary, end page 6

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
    01/01/1913; 01/02/1913; 01/03/1913
  • Author
    Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962

Tombs and Monuments 20

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2077

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2172

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2175

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2176

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2179

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2501

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2502

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2504

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2505

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2506

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2507

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2508

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2509

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2512

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2513

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2514

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2515

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Louis Caulton West

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1882–1972
    • Remarks Worked on the MFA-Harvard expedition from 1912-1914 according to the preface of George A. Reisner's, "A History of the Giza Necropolis, Vol I." Harvard graduate, c.1912.