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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, March 19, 1912 (continued)


[G 2130 (continued)]
the debris beside this is a small alabaster saucer [ILLUSTRATION] 4 cm.
There are also traces of a mud brick chapel at the north end of which is a limestone bowl set in the floor.


In G 2190 south end we came on a pit.


This mastaba belongs to the class of unused mastabas. A hole has been dug in the top now filled with sand by thieves hunting a chamber. They never

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • 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.