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Monday, January 3, 1927 (continued)
G 7000 X
The museum should give us most of rest of finds. Edgar will come out next Friday and see the objects.

Ordered men warned to prepare to leave Quft on January 15.

Tuesday, January 4, 1927
I worked alone on photos, etc. In a.m. went down in G 4310 B and ordered packing of coffin. Photos B6110 and A4524.

Wednesday, January 5, 1927
Work as usual.
I took afternoon off. Went to Barrage.

Thursday, January 6, 1927
Office work as usual.

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7410

(1) Street G 7200
Had small group of guards employed in filling the trenches in street G 7200. These trenches were dug to expose the foundations of the mastabas for the map and plans.

(2) G 7410
G 7410 B: The floor debris of this room (left after the discovery of the coffin) was cleared out. Under the coffin and in the coffin, fragments of wood, bones plaster and dust. On floor elsewhere fragments of plaster, potsherds, etc.

Friday, January 7, 1927
Office work as usual.

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300

(1) Street G 7300
Filled in trenches as in street G 7200 (see above).

Ordered 102 men down from Quft.

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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
    01/03/1927; 01/04/1927; 01/05/1927; 01/06/1927; 01/07/1927
  • Mentioned on page
    Campbell Cowan Edgar, British, 1870–1938
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Campbell Cowan Edgar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1870–1938
    • Remarks Egyptologist and Greek scholar; Acting Director General of the Department of Antiquities. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • 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.