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Sunday, March 28, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7143
G 7143 A: Clearing radeem from the shaft. Gebel at 1.8 meters, down 3 meters.
Found:
four fragments alabaster [26-3-237]
one limestone hammer stone?
one fragment faience cup

(4) G 7240
Clearing the area south of the mastaba. Debris of sebbakheem, limestone chips and sand.
Found: one faience scarab, inscribed [26-3-241]

(5) G 7000 X
Removed 301: (1)-(6) scattered inlays (to north).
Removed 302: Gold leaf from ii.
Removed 303: Gold leaf from ii.
Removed 301: (7)-(27) scattered inlays (to north).
Removed 304: (1)-(12) inlays from wing.
*B5931 (26/3/28/i) and drawing.
Removed 305: (1)-(35) inlays etc. from wing.
Cleaned away decayed wood and crumbled plaster under 305.

Monday, March 29, 1926
One hundred and twelfth day of work

Weather: fine.
Wind: north moderate.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7230 B
(3) G 7330
(4) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII to 8:00 am: 238, 8:30 to noon: 196, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 142
total: 576

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing the debris from street G 7200 between the mastabas G 7230 and G 7230. Debris of sebbakheem, limestone chips and sand. Revealed the continuation of narrow mud brick wall running southwards, near the casing of G 7330.
Found:
one small green faience amulet, Sekhmet? [26-3-237]
one fragment black stone (basalt?) bowl [26-3-239]

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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
    03/28/1926; 03/29/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.