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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 180

Friday, February 5, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X
Dunham completed the scale drawing of the objects and the rough stones in the lower pit. These stones and potsherds [Nos.] 1 - 7 were removed and there was exposed under these a layer of small rubbish.
*B5888 This was photographed.
*A3684, A3685, A3686
*B5889: southeast of lower pit.

(2) Avenue G 4
Continued clearing the western part of Avenue G 4 to Old Kingdom level and exposed here the crude brick chapel (G 7072) and an interior mastaba (G 7071).

[ILLUSTRATION]
line of G I-c
crude brick
G 7072
older walls
G 7072
G 7071

[ILLUSTRATION]
5 cm dust and stone
25 cm sand
15 cm limestone
20 cm sand
15 cm limestone
40 cm sand and decayed crude brick

[ILLUSTRATION]
surface of decay
rooms filled with limestone debris and a little broken crude brick
G 7071
G 7070
old masons debris
G I-c

microfilm: end page 180

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
    02/05/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • Avenue G 4

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7071

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7072

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G I-c

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex

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.