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Sunday, December 22, 1912(continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

No. 2375 is older than G 2378, probably older than G 2370. The mud brick casing of G 2376 - G 2378 is peculiar, but the order is clear: 1) G 2378 with its mud casing, 2) then wall X with its mud casing, then 3) G 2377, then 4) G 2376, then 5) mud brick casing of G 2376 - 7.

Monday, December 23, 1912

Day of rest for men.

Tuesday, December 24, 1912

Work as Sunday. No new developments.

Clearing G 2378 A. As in G 2370 B, the inclined shaft was cut very large to admit coffin. A smaller passage was then built in this (of stone) and filled with long blocks. The space between the

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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
    12/22/1912; 12/23/1912; 12/24/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2376

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2377

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2378

    • 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.