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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, February 1, 1926 (continued)

(3) Avenue G 4
Cleared space, two-thirds south side of G I-c, to surface of Old Kingdom packing. The surface is very worn and irregular. The packing is largely yellow limestone chips, etc.
[ILLUSTRATION]
pyramid G I-c
unexcavated
Space filled with old limestone debris to level of foot of pyramid G I-c
late crude brick wall
Dynasty 4 terrace wall
late crude brick wall
G 7050

In the black debris found as usual fragments of rings, amulets, etc. of Saite period.

(3) Pyramid G I-c
Continued exposing south face of G I-c. Weathered to base line as packing began at top of foundation course and is now denuded below this. [Surface of weathered packing slopes down to denuded top of trench wall.]

(4) G 7152
G 7152 A: Down 13.2 meters. The debris on the south side continues as dirty sand but that on the north is clean limestone rubbish like original filling. The chamber is probably not much further down.

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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
    02/01/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • Avenue G 4

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7050

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7152

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G I-c

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex

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.