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Wednesday, March 24, 1926 (continued)

(1) Street G 7100 S
Work continued on pits.
Continued clearance of street south of G 7141 Saite-Ptolemaic. Debris in three layers

(2) G 7140 [G 7135]
G 7140 Z [= G 7135]: Down 13.2.
Continued clearance of debris from pit.

(3) G 7150
Area south of mastaba G 7140.
Clearing debris, which lies in three layers as in street G 7100 S of Saite-Ptolemaic G 7141. Dirty debris and mounds of sebbakheem on top, limestone chips below, and sand at the bottom.
The end of a small masonry wall beginning to be uncovered.

(4) G 7240-i
Pit i: Finished clearance of pit, depth 8.6 meters. Found three ushabtis. Small recess in floor of chamber.

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  • 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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.