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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 29, 1926
One-hundred and thirty-seventh day of work.

Weather: fine, cooler

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)
twenty-seven locals (27)

Work on:
(1) G 7143 A
(2) G 7144 A, B, C, D and E
(3) G 7247 D, E, F and G
(4) G 7251 A, B, C, D, E, F
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VII 5:15 to 7:30 am: 48, 8:00 to 12 noon: 125, 1:45 to 5:15: 115
total: 288

Note on Dunham - see the end of day.

(1) G 7143
G 7143 A: Clearing debris from pit A, down 1.8.

(2) G 7144
Clearing debris from top of G 7144, south of G 7142, by car line No. VII. Five pits.
G 7144 A: Depth 1.2. Chamber on south. Closed by dubsh and roofed with slabs. Pit of dubsh and mud. Mud brick wall of G 7142 on the north side.
G 7144 B: Depth 1.7. Chamber on south. Closed with dubsh and mud. The mud brick wall of G 7142 to the north.
G 7144 C: depth 2, chamber on west, pit built of dubsh and mud. Mud brick wall of G 7142 on the north.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7144 D: Small chamber on north, Pit continues down. Down 2.7. Built of dubsh and mud, small stones on the south.
G 7144 E: Built of dubsh and mud. Depth 1.8, chamber on the east, empty.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/29/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7142

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7143

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7144

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7247

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7251

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.