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Friday, January 2, 1925 (continued)

(1) Street G 7100
Street G 7100: front of G 7110. Cleared the strip commenced yesterday. At the end of this were Ptolemaic burials (consisting of mummies in cases), at least three, all being on level with that found yesterday, and all orientated the same way.
In north of mastaba G 7111 is another pit near which a fragment of inscribed statue was found - see No. 10 below.
The next strip goes into Avenue G 0 and the men came down there on the filling of a mastaba, the outside of which are not yet cleared.

(2) Street G 7200 and G 7210
Street G 7200: front of G 7210. Continued clearing northwards to north end of G 7211. The exterior mud brick chapel of G 7210 is now clear. Its plan is as under:

[ILLUSTRATION]

In south of chapel is a place of liquid offerings (blood, milk, water, etc.) made of stone floor and walls, with trough in middle sloping down to overflow tank inside its south wall. Its section is as under:

[ILLUSTRATION]

The statue [25-1-47] found yesterday, after having been photographed, was removed. Standing figure, apparently male, left foot advanced, hands closed at sides; false wig with long lappets, or perhaps divine wig. Apparently no beard. Nummulitic limestone, badly weathered.

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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
    01/02/1925
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.