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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 179

Saturday, January 17, 1925
69th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 156
[total]: 241

Cars emptied:
Line II not used
Line III not used
Line IV 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 41, 8:30 am - noon: 99, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 102
Line V 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 64, 8:30 am - noon: 155, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 165
Totals 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 105, 8:30 am - noon: 254, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 267
[line totals] Line IV 242, Line V 384, [grand total] 626

Work on:
(1) Avenue G 0: north of G 7210
(2) Street G 7300: front of G 7310
(3) Street G 7400: front of G 7420 and G 7430
(4) Avenue G 2: south of G 7420
(5) G 7510 B
(6) G 7215

(1) Avenue G 0
Avenue G 0: north of G 7210.
Men have found a number of pits near G 7215, which are numbered G 7215 A - K; only pit D was worked on. See No. 6 below.
The embankment of Line III just to north of above graves, was also being cleared.

(2) Street G 7300 and G 7310-7320
Street G 7300: front of G 7310.
Men have nearly cleared interior chapel of G 7310 and are now breaking up and removing the large stones in the street to north of chapel to a distance of 13 or 14 meters from chapel. Some of them have now commenced to remove the Ptolemaic debris to the north of this point, against the front of G 7310. About 3 meters north of the 8-sided pillar found yesterday, which is now found to be resting on a circular base, the circular base of another similar column has come to light.
The diameter of the drum found yesterday is 53 cm and the height 46 cm. Each "side" averages 23 cm.
The floor of the exterior chapel of G 7310, which

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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
    01/17/1925
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

Tombs and Monuments 10

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.