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Monday, April 5, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A3755: east part of (Q)
*A3756: west part of (Q)

The removal of 330 uncovered inlays, plaster and wood which lay on top of (Q).
Drew plan of these.
No. 333:
(1)-(4) and (7) inlays from 330 q.v.
(5), (6), (8), and (9) from (W)
(10), (11) from 334
Under these gesso, plaster and wood.
*B5945.
No. 334: Gold sheet back side of 330.
[ILLUSTRATION]
No. 333:
(12), (13) from (W)
(Q) layer was now seen continuous towards east. Proceeded to clear with a dry brush and exposed (14) and (18) from (W).
Cleaned (Q) with wet brush.
*A3757: (Q) layer north of palm capital

(2) Street G 7200
Continued the southward progress of clearing street G 7200, uncovering a transverse mud brick wall and doorway. Also a break in the narrow mud brick wall parallel to west face of mastaba G 7330, filled in with coarse stone work.
Found in radeem: three inscribed limestone blocks (one of which is worked on three sides, and another inscribed in red)

(3) G 7230
A shaft was uncovered south of Pit G 7230 B. Surrounded by a construction of mud brick, and broken through into chamber No. VII on the east of G 7230 B. The debris filling the pit is being removed through this break, by pit G 7230 B.

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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
    04/05/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.