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Wednesday, February 28, 1912 (continued)

[X 5A = G 2186 A (continued)]
irregular pit, in chamber (1) a blue glazed rattle in the form of a duck [MFA 12.1193] (length ca. 6 cm) and (2) a large blue glazed barrel shaped bead [MFA 12.1194] [ILLUSTRATION] (length ca. 4 cm).

Rail track, being opened along face of mastabas d [= G 2190] and e [= G 2200] by shovelman, reached north corner of e [= G 2200].
Rail track started to clear large mastaba [= G 2220] north of b3 [= G 2170].

Started clearing pit in b1 [= G 2130].

Cleared serdab of Lepsius 26 [= G 2378]. Had been opened, possibly by Mariette.

A great many visitors both yesterday and today to see the new tomb.

Thursday, February 29, 1912

Made a feast for men to celebrate my return. No work.

Friday, March 1, 1912

Work on pit in Lepsius 23 [= G 2000], on pit in mastaba b1 [= G 2130], on face of mastaba m2 [= G 2211 = G 2220], G 2130, north of IX 5 [= G 2184] and

[ILLUSTRATION]
[G 2220 numbered G 2211]

west

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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
    02/28/1912; 02/29/1912; 03/01/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette, French, 1821–1881
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2184

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2186

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2378

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1821–1881
    • Remarks Pasha; Egyptologist; Professor; Archaeologist of Sphinx Temple. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.