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Sunday, January 23, 1927 (continued)

(13) G 7430
Continued clearing debris.

Monday, January 24, 1927
eighth day of work

George A. Reisner was taken ill with influenza.

cars emptied:
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 37, 8:30 am - noon: 72, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 76
Total 185

Work on:
(1) G 7242 top
(2) G 7248 top, B, C
(3) G 7254 around A [= Y], B
(4) G 7256 top, A, B, C, D, E
(5) G 7330 X pit
(6) G 7330 top

(1) G 7242
Clearing debris on east side to the south, on top. Found one fragment limestone, inscribed; one part ushabti.

(2) G 7248
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, and clearing pits B and C.
G 7248 B: Depth 3.05 meters, built of dubsh, no chamber.
G 7248 C: Depth 1.30 meters, built of dubsh and mud; debris, chamber on west, closed with stones.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7254
Clearing debris around mastaba; wall of mastaba G 7254 below, running north-south, of stone blocks.
G 7254 A [= G 7254 Y]: Depth 1.45 meters, built of dubsh.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    01/23/1927; 01/24/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."