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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 277

Wednesday, March 31, 1926
One hundred and thirteenth day of work.

Weather: fine.
Wind: north.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

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

Cars emptied:
Line VIII to 8:00 am: 196, 8:30 to noon: 160, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 187
total: 543

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing the debris from street G 7200, between mastabas G 7230 and G 7330, by Line VIII.
Found:
one inscribed limestone block
one inscribed limestone block (Roman)
one inscribed and painted fragment, limestone
one small fragment inscribed limestone
one broken green faience Isis
one fragment blue faience
one red pottery bowl
one fragment green faience

(2) G 7230
G 7230 B: Clearing filling from pit No. G 7230 B, in mastaba G 7230. Gebel begins at 4.33 meters down. Down altogether 7.9 meters.

(3) G 7330
G 7330 B: Clearing filling of debris from pit No. G 7330 B in mastaba G 7330. Gebel at 4 meters down on west, 4.8 meters on south, down altogether 5.13 meters.
Found: one fragment iron and copper nail (?)

(4) G 7000 X
Dunham drew plan one-half scale of [ILLUSTRATION] and objects therein, No. 317 - 319.
*A3749 at noon
First removed displaced inlays No. 317 (1)-(32)
These belonged as follows:
(Z) - (3), (4), (6), (14), (16)-(20), (23)-(25), (29)
(Y) - (10), (13), (26)-(28), (30)-(31)
(Q) - (1), (2), (5), (15), (21), (22)
Rest unidentified.

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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
    03/31/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 4

Photos 1

People 2

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.