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Saturday, December 12, 1925 (continued)

(2) G 6032
G 6032 B: Clearing chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Coffin built of limestone blocks, filled with sand. On sand a skeleton lying face down. Probably the original body removed by thieves and thrown back. Beside the feet, is a copper object, cyl. ca 15 cm long.

(3) G 6034
Continued clearing G 6034 and its pits:
G 6034 H: Depth 3.2 meters. Chamber on south roofed with leaning stones [ILLUSTRATION] nothing in chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6034 I: Depth 3.50 meters. Ends at rock, mixed debris.
G 6034 J: Depth: 3.50 meters. Like I.
G 6034 K: Depth: 4.12 meters. Chamber on south, door block.
G 6034 L: Down 4 meters.
G 6034 M: Down 3 meters.
G 6034 N: Depth 2.70 meter. Chamber on south, door block of rubble and mud, original filling.
G 6034 O: Depth 3.20 meters. Chamber on south. Door block of rubble, mixed debris.
G 6034 P: Depth 2.75 meters. Chamber on south, mixed debris in pit and chamber. No objects. Chamber roofed with [ILLUSTRATION] slabs.
G 6034 Q: Depth 2.95 meters. Chamber on south, mixed debris in pit and chamber. Scattered human bones in chamber. Roofed chamber.

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

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 6032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6034

    • 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.