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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 116

Wednesday, December 31, 1924
Fifty-third day of work.

Quftis: 85
locals: 136
Total: 221

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:40 - 8:00 am: 48
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 122
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 126
total: 296

Line III
6:40 - 8:00 am: 50
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 120
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 136
total: 306

Line IV
6:40 - 8:00 am: 20
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 52
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 55
total: 127

6:40 - 8:00 am: 118
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 294
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 317
total: 729

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front of G 7110
(2) Street G 7200, front of G 7221 and G 7210
(3) Street G 7300
(4) G 7210
(5) G 7310 B
(6) G 7320 A
(7) G 7410 A
(8) G 7410 B
(9) G 7420 A

(1) Street G 7100 and G 7110
Street G 7100, front of G 7110. Continued clearing street in front of G 7110 chapel and northwards. There appear to be remains of a pavement and perhaps of an exterior chapel in front of G 7110 chapel. North of this wall etc. apparently a small intrusive mastaba. In upper debris, Ptolemaic objects - as usual.

(2) Street G 7200 and G 7210-7220, G 7221
Street G 7200, front of G 7221 and G 7210. Working on street as before. Down to lower level front of G 7221 and chapel G 7210. Loading switch now north of chapel G 7210.

(3) Street G 7300
The excavation of street G 7300 is stationary. Line IV is being used to clear pits in G 7300 and G 7400.

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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
    12/31/1924
  • 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.