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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 20, 1927
fourth day of work

Number of men
(Qufts) employed:

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 53, 8:30 am - noon: 133, 1:00 pm -4:30 pm: 144
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 48, 8:30 am - noon: 80, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 78
Total 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 101, 8:30 am - noon: 213, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 222
[line totals] line VII 330, line IX 206, [grand total] 536

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300 and G 7300 X (pit)
(2) Pt Roman crude brick walls G 7100 Pt i and Pt ii
(3) G 7143 B
(4) G 7144
(5) G 7146 C, D
(6) G 7147 A, B [= G 7145+7147]
(7) G 7249 A
(8) G 7252 A, B [= X]
(9) G 7253
(10) G 7255
Photos: A4526, A4527
B6114, B6115
C11180, 11181

(1) Street G 7300 and Pt G 7300 X
Continued clearing street; down to hard ancient debris. In the loose darker debris: fragments of faience ushabtis, amulets, vessels, beads, etc.
Near the middle is a stone lined Ptolemaic-Roman pit which descends through the debris Pt 7300 X.

(2) G 7100 Pt i and Pt ii
Finished clearing around Ptolemaic-Roman crude brick wall which lies over G 7143, G 7145 and southwards.
[ILLUSTRATION]

In debris: a few miscellaneous fragments as usual of Ptolemaic-Roman faience etc.

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 12

Published Documents 2

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.