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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 107

Saturday, December 27, 1924
Fiftieth day of work.

Quftis: 81
locals: 135
Total: 220

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:50 - 8:00 am: 50
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 121
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 130
total: 301

Line III
6:50 - 8:00 am: 48
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 115
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 100
total: 263

6:50 - 8:00 am: 98
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 236
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 230
total: 564
Line IV basket carry 90 (no cars available)
total: 654

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front of G 7110 and G 7120
(2) Street G 7200, front of G 7220
(3) Street G 7300, front of G 7310
(4) G 7130 X [= G 7133]
(5) G 7132 A
(6) G 7210 B
(7) G 7310 B
(8) G 7320 A

(1) Street G 7100 and G 7110-7120
Street G 7100, front of G 7110 and G 7120. Cleared floor of chapel of G 7120. Two large roofing stones lie in front of portico [ILLUSTRATION].

[ILLUSTRATION]

There was no serdab but the statues stood in room b. We found in c - d fragments of at least four statues (about half life-sized). Possibly other statues on south or east.

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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
    12/27/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

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.