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Tuesday, November 19, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, November 20, 1935

Work on
(1) G 4511 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H
(2) G 4514 A, B, C, D
(3) G 4518 A
(4) G 4519 D, F, H, K, N

(1) G 4511
On the top of the mastaba. Lined with stones. It is north of G 4510 and west of G 4518. Limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds and black debris. Exposed four shafts today: E, F, G, H, and we exposed before four: A, B, C, D.

G 4511 A: In the shaft. Lined with dubsh. It is the first shaft on northeast side, north of F. Total depth 1.25 meters. Excavated before 40 cm. Sand and black debris. Chamber on west. Lined with dubsh. Roofed with four stones. No blocking. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 4511 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. It is north of D and east of H. Total depth 2.55 meters. Excavated before 1.25 meters. Sand. Chamber on east. Cut in rock, blocked with dubsh and bound with some mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 4511 C: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. South of D, west of E and east of G. Total depth 1.45 meters. Excavated before 50 cm. Sand and black debris. Chamber on west. Lined with dubsh, blocked with one stone and some dubsh, bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 4511 D: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. South of B, north of C and west of F. Total depth 3.95 meters. Excavated before 2.4 meters. Sand and black debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with three stones and some dubsh and bound with mud, left for photo.

G 4511 E: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. East of C and south of F. Total depth 1.4 meters. White limestone debris and underneath black debris and potsherds. In the middle of the shaft a hole cut in rock from north to south, the same as a coffin, appears. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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G 4511 F: In the shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. It is south of A, east of D and north of E. Total depth 3.4 meters. White limestone debris and potsherds. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Found in shaft debris: three complete pots. Blocking left for photo.

G 4511 G: In shaft. Small shaft lined with dubsh. West of C and south of H. Total depth 1.15 meters. Black debris, potsherds and limestone debris. Chamber on north. Lined with dubsh, roofed with stones and blacked with mud brick and bound with mud. We found in shaft debris: on pot, small model offering cups and dishes. Blocking left for photo.

G 4511 H: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. West of B and north of G. Total depth 70 cm. Limestone debris, potsherds and black debris. Chamber on north. Lined with dubsh. Roofed with stones, blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo. Drawing on page 173.

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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
    11/19/1935; 11/20/1935

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4514

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4518

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4519

    • Site Name Western Cemetery