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Saturday, January 22, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7330
G 7330 X (Ptolemaic): This pit of Saite-Roman period was excavated in debris of street from a high level (top of G 7330?) and lined as usual with small stone slabs. The debris around had been cut down by sebbakh digging. Today resumed clearing of pit and got down 8 meters where it is cut in rock.
Dirty thieves debris mixed with usual Saite-Ptolemaic objects; fragments, ushabtis, beads, pottery.

(3) G 7100 Pt i (east part)
Removed rest of G 7100 Pt i, crude brick wall; the eastern part resting on southeast corner of G 7143.

(4) G 7143
G 7143 B: In hoisting up crown(?) in remains of wood coffin in G 7143 B displaced a few beads. Photos B6122, B6123.

(5) G 7144
The long low irregular rubble structure G 7144 continues southward. Opened pit M.
G 7144 M: Depth 235 cm, entering rock; thieves' debris; no chamber. In debris, fragment of pottery ring stand and fragments of granite.

(6) G 7145 [= G 7145+7147] and G 7151
Exposed whole of (a) offering chamber
In the southern end of (a) was a serdab window leading to a serdab which has been partly destroyed by the intrusive burial "Z." "Z" seems to be intact.
In (a) itself is an intrusive pit "U" which is almost destroyed.

(7) G 7148 [= G 7148+7149]
No. G 7148 mastaba, abuts G 7143 on the north and runs toward south in front of G 7152. The back wall is of stone, the front of rubble?
Explored pits A-E in top of G 7148.

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  • 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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

Published Documents 2

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.