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Saturday, January 22, 1927 (continued)

(7) G 7148 [= G 7148+7149] (continued)
G 7148 A: Apparently roofed chamber in pit but walls of pit destroyed.
G 7148 B: Appears to be like A.
G 7148 C: Excavation unfinished.
G 7148 D: Depth 167 cm rubble; chamber on east built of rubble; not yet finished.
G 7148 E: Depth 185 cm rubble; chamber on west built and roofed; doorblock in place.

(8) G 7149 [= G 7148+7149]
Small partially destroyed mastaba, east of G 7148. In debris between G 7149 and G 7151, fragment Ptolemaic faience etc.
G 7149 A: Depth 170 cm; Ptolemaic debris in pit; chamber in south; built of crude brick and roofed with stone; open; empty.

(9) G 7158
G 7158 A: Is intrusive; roofed with stone; one slab is broken and shows skeleton inside a left side, head north.
G 7158 B: An unusual pit 225 deep.

(10) G 7159
G 7159 A: Down 280 cm of which 85 cm cut in rock.

(11) G 7200 Pt i
This crude brick wall is a chapel containing a pit of Saite-Roman times. Having mapped and photographed, began removing wall.

(12) G 7150
Clearing out this chamber (left from 1925/6) found Ptolemaic-Roman debris with faience beads, amulets, etc.

Sunday, January 23, 1927
seventh day of work

cars emptied:
line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 50, 8:30 am - noon: 75, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm:. 20
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 35, 8:30 am - noon: 68, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 73
Total 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 85, 8:30 am - noon: 143, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 93
[line totals] line VII 145, line IX 176, [grand total] 321

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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
    01/22/1927; 01/23/1927
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.