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Monday, March 22, 1926 (continued)

(2) Street G 7100 S
Work continued on pits.
Finished clearing street east of S chamber G 7140 and nearly finished clearing G 7141 Saite-Ptolemaic a large vault to south of that chapel.
Apparently pit i was used for access to G 7141 and to vault in room a. Thus the roof over chamber c was merely a repair.
The diagonal wall above the south wall of G 7141 was apparently intended to strengthen or repair the vault (of crude brick).
The south wall of Saite-Ptolemaic G 7141 was merely a retaining wall built against old sand debris on south.

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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 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.