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Thursday, January 20, 1927 (continued)

(8) G 7252
See sketch under (7) G 7249.
No. G 7252 with pit A is an older mastaba overbuilt by G 7249 stone wall.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The pit B appears to be a later pit, later than G 7249. No. G 7255 is also higher and later than G 7252.
G 7252 A: Chamber on west stopped with rubble.
G 7252 B [= G 7252 X]: Depth 165 cm; empty.

(9) G 7253
See sketch under (7) G 7249.
This is a partially destroyed small, stone mastaba, south of G 7252 and earlier than G 7252 (G 7259). Only partially cleared.

(10) G 7255
See sketch under (7) G 7249. This is a wall of two courses of stone founded on hard debris. The relations with G 7252 and G 7253 are not yet clear.

Friday, January 21, 1927
fifth day of work

southwest wind; cloudy; warmish

workmen:
Quftis

cars emptied:
line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 73, 8:30 am - noon: 153, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 146
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 40, 8:30 am - noon: 68, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 221
Total 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 113, 8:30 am - noon: 221, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 220
[line totals] line VII 372, line IX 182, [grand total] 554

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300
(2) Ptolemaic-Roman crude brick walls G 7100 Pt i and ii
(3) G 7143 and B
(4) G 7144 H, I, J, K, L
(5) G 7145 [= G 7145+7147]
(6) G 7146 D
(7) G 7148 [= G 7148+7149]
(8) G 7152
(9) G 7153
Nos. 2-9 are in areas going out on line VII.

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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
    01/20/1927; 01/21/1927
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 15

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • 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.