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Saturday, Friday, November 21, 1925 (continued)

(3) G 6020
Proceeded with removing of drift (dirty and evil smelling) from G 6020 b and the big serdab on the south of it - as yesterday. Taking out drift in b nearly to floor in one operation; reached to within a meter of west end. In serdab, took out about a meter layer on top and then proceeded to take out a second meter layer.
In this serdab, in the middle, in the upper half of the second meter, we found five Saite ushabti - faience.
Two large and two small [25-11-52, 25-11-53] in name of [GLYPHS] [Ba-amen].
One middle sized [25-11-54] in name of [GLYPHS] [Gemhapi].

(4) G 6020 and G 6030
Traced rock scrap, looking S in front of G 6030 and G 6020. It runs in an irregular line about parallel to east wall of mastabas and about 2.5 meters away.

(5) G 6011
Cleared front wall of this rubble mastaba but the top is still encumbered with several large blocks (see 1) G 6010 above.

(6) G 6012
Cleared greater part of front wall of G 6012. This is a late stone cased mastaba with a shallow inscribed niche (badly weathered).
[GLYPHS]

(7) G 6010
G 6010 A: Continued clearing pit A in G 6010. About 10 a.m. at 11 meters the men struck disturbed original filling, limestone rubbish which had been taken out and thrown back. Reached a depth of 13.5 meters.

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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
    11/21/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Ba-amen (in G 6020)
    Gemhapi (in G 6020)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ba-amen (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Hor, child (born) of Tasheri-ihet. Ushabtis (25-11-52a, 25-11-52b, 25-11-53a, 25-11-53b) inscribed for Ba-amen; found in G 6020, serdab, late period debris.
  • Gemhapi (in G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Child (born) of Mehtihasut. Ushabti (25-11-54) inscribed for Gemhapi; found in G 6020, serdab, late period debris.

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.