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Saturday, November 30, 1912 (continued)


G 2382 shows apparently a passage with an early (contemporaneous) pavement. A hole had been dug in this, and filled with dirt mixed with blocks of limestone.

Sunday, December 1, 1912

A low mound of debris was formed over all, and on this was built a later pavement running up slanting from east. This has in turn been broken away by a trench and by a great hole (hole 2), now filled with sand and limestone blocks.

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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
    11/30/1912; 12/01/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.