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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, November 8, 1929 (continued)

(2) G 7510
Clearing debris on top of north end of mastaba. Found in debris: two fragments of stone with quarry marks, one fragment of inscribed limestone (with [TRANSLITERATION] festival), ushabti fragments.

(3) G 7530
G 7530 A: Raised sarcophagus into chamber 'a'. Found in burial chamber below sarcophagus: five small copper model dishes, fragments of others, and one broken model ewer (?) copper.

(4) G 7754
Built of small masonry, north to south, against east face of G 7750, with chamber 'a', the stela of which has been thrown down on to the floor. Debris of rubble and sand.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, November 9 1929
Eighth day of work.

Locals: 24

Cars, line XIV, XV:
5:45 - 8:00: 25, 47
8:30 - 12:00: 32, 145
1:00 - 4:30: 34, 98
totals: 91, 290
total: 381

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7510
(3) G 7750

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing debris in street. Found: gold foil 'beetle', ushabti fragments, one fragment of copper, one shell, two udjat beads, small figure of god (faience), one model pot, dish, fragment, wall relief with beard. Uncovered further parts of mud brick walls in street.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba at north end and around pit B. Found: bundle of colored cloth containing two fragments of ushabtis, one Ptah-Soker figure, fragment of Isis and Horus amulet, small figure of deity, also three fragments of limestone with quarry marks.

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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
    11/08/1929; 11/09/1929