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Sunday, November 22, 1925 (continued)

(4) G 6020
G 6020 room a and serdab: Clearing in G 6020 a reached west end, the doorways, are into c and are into d. A large roofing slab has fallen just inside doorway of d blocking that door. Reached floor of serdab over half the area and found it broken by thieves.

(5) G 6030
G 6030 B: Having photographed and drawn the four stones above the pit G 6030 B in the west wall of room G 6030 a, removed
[ILLUSTRATION]
stones 1, 2, 5, 3 in this order. The stones in the pit behind were thrown in over stones 3 and 5 and the pit seems filled with loose stones. The drift sand has run in over the top of 1 and 2 and through the vertical cracks to fill the interstices between the filling stones and cover those nearest the block. Behind stone 1 the loose stone filling was higher.

(6) G 6011
The front and top of G 6011 were cleared of sand and debris of decay.

(7) G 6012
The front and top of G 6011 were cleared of sand, large stones and debris of decay.

[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
    11/22/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • 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 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.