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Tuesday, December 10, 1912

Clearing on eastern edge of plateau along eastern wall of G 2385, which rests on a slab foundation. Underneath is rubble mixed with potsherds and offering pot models: [ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION]

About the middle of G 2385 a rock-cut passage (G 2385 A) like G 2370 B. Leads to a chamber. In chamber pit leading to a burial chamber with limestone coffin, no inscription. From debris a mass of broken offering cases of limestone (duck, haunch of beef, etc) [12-12-46, 12-12-47, 12-12-48, 12-12-49, 12-12-50, 12-12-51, 12-12-52, 12-12-53, 12-12-54, 12-12-55, 12-12-56, 12-12-57, 12-12-58, 12-12-59, 12-12-60, 12-12-61, 12-12-62, 12-12-63, 12-12-64, 12-12-65, 12-12-66, 12-12-67, 12-12-68, 12-12-69, 12-12-70, 12-12-71, 12-12-72, 12-12-73, 12-12-74, 12-12-75, 12-12-76, 12-12-77, 12-12-78, 12-12-79, 12-12-80, 12-12-81, 12-12-82, 12-12-83]

In front of G 2370 B, fragments of slate statue [12-12-84].

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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
    12/10/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2385

    • 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.