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Thursday, April 1, 1926 (continued)

(4) G 7000 X (continued)
Dunham brought out the vacuum cleaner bought by the B.T. Houston Company and during intervals of the work we cleaned up the wooden platform, the floor of the pit and the walls. Took out about five pounds of dust. We have been using tanglefoot flypaper for over a week, catching about eighty fleas a day in the bottom of the pit.

Friday, April 2, 1926
One hundred and fifteenth day of work.

Weather: fine.
Wind: variable-slight.

ninety-five (95)

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

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15 am: 146, 8:45 - noon: 126, 1:15 - 5:00 pm: 90
total: 362

(1) Street G 7200
Continued the progress southward clearing debris from street G 7200, uncovering the broken mud brick wall parallel to the west face of mastaba G 7330.
one small fragment, red pottery, incised
one fragment rolled copper
one-half blue faience ring
one-half of blue faience figure of Bes
one inscribed and painted limestone block [26-4-12], cartouche
[ILLUSTRATION with GLYPHS] [cartouche of Amenemipet]

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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
    04/01/1926; 04/02/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 3

People 3

Ancient People

  • Amenemipet

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 21 (buried in Tanis).

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.