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Sunday, February 4, 1912 (continued)
[Lepsius 23 = G 2000 (continued)]
The most probable explanation at present is, that it was a hollow in rock into which the shaft cuts accidentally, its opening being closed up by the original builders. The shaft itself still descends.
Dr. Junker has found a statue pair of which I have not yet seen.
The weather has now settled again and is warmer and with little wind.
Tuesday, February 6, 1912
Space between mastabas VIII 4 - 5 [= G 2160 - G 2180] now cleared. Completely filled with later graves and additions to mastabas. Pits arranged in regular parallel groups oriented slightly differently from original mastabas.
Space between VIII 4 [= G 2160] and IX 4 [= G 2170] similarly filled.
The bricks in the walls of mud chapel of IX 3 [= G 2150] are approximately 16 by 33 by 9. Walls coated with a thin white stucco as in Menkaure queen's temple. Brickwork laid as in this and valley temple bound as shown. [ILLUSTRATION]
Lepsius 23 [= G 2000] still descending.
Wednesday, February 7, 1912
To the east of mastaba VIII 5 [= G 2180] is a row of sculptured chambers in some of which reliefs have remains of color. Many stones not finished, and with drawings indicated with red lines. From debris (sand) in passage between
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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
- 02/04/1912; 02/05/1912; 02/06/1912; 02/07/1912
- Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
- Type Author
- Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
- Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
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