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Monday, December 7, 1925 (continued)

100 volts x 23 amperes. Each 1000 candle power lamp takes 100 volts x 5 amperes. The four take 100 volts x 20 amperes and leaves us about 100 volts x 3 amperes. We shall probably not need more than two lamps. There remains to be supplied the board with four sockets to which the lamps are to be attaches on 4 meter cords.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on:
(1) G 6040 B
(2) Between G 6020 and G 6030 and G 6040
(3) G 6021
(4) G 6022
(5) G 6023
(6) G 6031
(7) G 6032
(8) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest)
(9) G 7410 (G 7421)

cars emptied:
Line I to 8:00 am: 36, 8:30 am - noon: 65, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 132*
total: 233
Line II to 8:00 am: 28, 8:30 am - noon: 57, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 79*
total: 164
grand total: 397
*sand and short carries. In the morning sixty men were at work; in the afternoon, seventy-five men were on these lines, and a special effort was made to make up for the morning. [529]

(1) G 6040
G 6040 B: Cleared intrusive debris from chamber. Left for photo. The door block must be recorded and removed for photography. In the debris an intrusive fragment of inscribed limestone [25-12-128]. [ILLUSTRATION with GLYPHS] Large hieroglyphs.

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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
    12/06/1925; 12/07/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 11

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.