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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 16, 1926.
One-hundred and twenty-sixth day of work.

Weather: fine, hot north wind
Barometer - 7 a.m. 29.70
Temperature Maximum: 93.2 F
Temperature Minimum: 71.6 F

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7240
(3) G 7241
(4) G 7060 B
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 64, 8:45 to 12:00: 86, 1:15 - 5:00: 99
total: 249

(1) Street G 7200
Continued clearing debris from street G 7200 to the southward of chapel G 7240. Found fragments of Saite-Ptolemaic faience, of a fragment of white-stone bowl.

(2) G 7240
Excavation south of mastaba G 7240, clearing debris. A small mastaba of rubble and mud was uncovered, G 7241.

(3) G 7241
A small mastaba with two pits, A and B, was cleared to the south of G 7240. Excavation of pit A began.
G 7241 A: Small shaft. Down .7 meters.
G 7241 B: Down 1.6 meters.
[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
    04/16/1926
  • 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.