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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 17, 1912 (continued)

[Lepsius 23 = G 2000 (continued)]
was lying on back, arms and legs straight, head south apparently a female as there were two very ordinary faience earrings beside the skull. Body lay along west side of shaft and other three sides of grave were formed with loose stones and mud, ca. 65 cm high. A small quantity of very badly broken fragments of brown stucco, painted in red-brown, light blue and white.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Another piece had remains of inscription [GLYPHS]. One of the earrings was a dully cherry color, the other light green, both faience.

Thursday, January 18, 1912

The work at northeast is advancing rapidly, the sand here is very deep and the preserved faces of mastabas destroyed to nearly their bases.
The railway extends

[ILLUSTRATION]

At A the tracks run along the east side of a large mastaba, but as the dump here is very slight this will not interfere with the future

microfilm: end page 17

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
    01/17/1912; 01/18/1912
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.