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Thursday, April 22, 1926 (continued)

(4) G 7242
Clearing the top of mastaba G 7242, south of mastaba G 7241. Found two pits A and B, and commenced to clear them. Both built of small stones and mud.
G 7242 A: 1.95 meters down
G 7242 B: .78 meters down.

(5) c.i.
A larger pit to the south of G 7242, built of masonry, and enclosed on the south and west by a mud brick wall. Clearing debris from the shaft. Down 1.04 meters.

(6) G 7000 X
No. 395: (11)-(21) from (Z)-4.
No. 398: South end of back part of wing, face to wall.
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No. 399: Fragments gold from (L).
No. 395: (22)-(23) from (Z)-4.
At this point discovered that the gold frame of 395 - (Z)-4 went under frame and inlay of (Z)-5.
Treated wood of wing, back of 396.
Order of fall of pieces here: (W), (Z)-4, (Z)-5, (L) and (Y).
Drew dislocated pieces over Z-5.
No. 400: (1)-(33) miscellaneous, dislocated pieces over (Z)-5 from (Y), (W), (L) and (Z). One gold hieroglyph [GLYPHS].
Cleaned off (Z)-5 which lies face down with plaster and decayed wood over it.
*A3786: (Z)-5
No. 401: (Z)-5, (1)-(46) of which the following did not belong to (Z)-5: (7), (13), (14), (23), (24), (28)-(30), (32)-(35), (42).
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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
    04/22/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7241

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7242

    • 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.