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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday January 14, 1926 (continued)

(2) Isis Temple (continued)
G 7011 H: The pit to the south appears to have been an Old Kingdom pit. The total depth was 5.95 meters.
[ILLUSTRATION]
In the debris, fragments late faience and also a fragment of a diorite stand [ILLUSTRATION].
G 7011 I and G 7011 J: are two masonry box graves, just south of room T.
G 7011 K: is a roofed place also adjoining T.

(3) G 7150
This mastaba shows four periods of constructions.
[ILLUSTRATION]
i is the original structure, a small stone mastaba with sloping faces. Pits C, D, appear to belong to it.
ii is a massive stone wall, sloping where dressed which enlarges i on the south and west. On the north the ii is built over the i wall up to about two-thirds of the length. The pits or compartments A and B were constructed in ii abutting on i.
iii is an addition to the south (not yet explored).
iv contains the offering room a and was built against ii and iii.

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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
    01/14/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7011

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7150

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G I-c

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex
  • Isis Temple

    • 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.