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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 79

Wednesday, December 16, 1925
Twenty-fifth day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on:
(1) G 6022, etc. "boundary stelae"
(2) G 6036
(3) G 6037
(4) Causeway south of G 6036 and G 6037
(5) G 6041
(6) G 6027
(7) G 6028
(8) G 6050
(9) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest)

cars emptied:
Line I to 8:00 am: 31, 8:30 am - noon: 85, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 89
total: 195
Line II to 8:00 am: 27, 8:30 am - noon: 83, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 77
total: 187
grand total: 382
three-fourths of gang. high lift on both lines.

(1) G 6022
"boundary stelae". Removing the addition masonry of G 6031 over the east parapet of the rampart of the two "stelae", found that the east parapet reaches nearly to the southwest corner of G 6031.

[ILLUSTRATION]

See December 9: 2); and December 10: 1).
An examination of G 6021 shows that the curious east part is formed by the old inclined ramp which begins at the two stelae. The floor of the ramp is still preserved from the north to

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/16/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • Cemetery G 7000

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 6021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6022

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6028

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6036

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.