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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, March 30, 1928 (continued)

(7) G 7000 SE (continued)
No. XVII [G 7000 SE 17] (continued): Found in debris: copper ornament for stringing [28-3-85], faience menat [28-3-86], faience udjat [28-3-84]. Chamber on east, built of stones, roof broken.
No. XVIII [G 7000 SE 18]: Height 1.5 meters. Built of stones. Four chambers on north, south, east, and west. Cleared. The north and west rooms are closed with dubsh of mud; photographed.
No. XIX [G 7000 SE 19]: Height .9 meters. Built of dubsh. These rooms, one on east and one on west, and one on south. Roofed with stones (broken). Cleared.

Saturday, March 31, 1928
Seventeenth day of work.

Locals: 50 and one half day

Cars emptied, line VII:
6:00 - 7:30: 7
8:00 - 12:00: 11
1:15 - 5:30: 10
total: 28

Work on:
(1) G 7350 C
(2) G 7690, east of
(3) G 7691 north of
(4) G 7785 A, B, C
(5) G 7787
(6) G 7788 C
(7) G 7792 A
(8) G 7000 SE XX to XXV [G 7000 SE 20 - 25]

(1) G 7350
G 7350 C: Down 13.15 meters. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Found in debris: fragments: inscribed limestone (from wall inscriptions), fragment: limestone bowl, fragment: worked diorite, fragment: blue frit "News Years Bottle" inscribed [GLYPHS], one copper pin.

(2) East of G 7690
Clearing debris east of mastaba. Uncovered late wall of mud brick, and burial pit SE XXV [G 7000 SE 25] under this wall.

(3) North of G 7691
Clearing debris north of mastaba.

(4) G 7785 A, B, C
G 7785 A: Clearing chambers i, ii, iii, and iv. In room ii, a limestone sarcophagus, north to south, with lid removed, a rock-cut coffin, open. Found in debris room ii: faience beads, many.

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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
    03/30/1928; 03/31/1928

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