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Sunday, February 25 (continued)
offering dishes [ILLUSTRATION in handwritten diary] apparently from the tomb on the east (e, a, d). This is another indication that c [= G 2180] was never used.
[G 2190 margin note] The pit of d [= G 2190] had been cleared before the small mastabas were covered with sand. The debris had been dumped out over the small mastabas.
[ILLUSTRATION] see photo B
This was evidently done by treasure hunters in the Old Kingdom?
[G 2000 margin note] In the big mastaba (Lepsius 23 [= G 2000]) required whole day to remove six large boulders resting on hard debris.
Monday, February 26, 1912
West of c [= G 2180] and in the debris piled on the later mastabas, a burial, extended nearly on the back (originally on left side head north), in wooden coffin [ILLUSTRATION] (Middle Kingdom to Old Kingdom type) of which only black organic matter and cast remained.
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- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- 02/25/1912; 02/26/1912
- George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
- 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.
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