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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, November 25, 1924 (continued)

(3) G 7121 (continued)
and neither G 7110 south end nor G 7120 north end is cased. The interior of G 7121 was packed with rubble (now partly removed by thieves) and we found no trace of burial pit.
Along the south end of G 7110 one red level line is clearly seen but no other mark. Around the stones are three or four with red signs of which one is quite legible [ILLUSTRATION] a mark of the royal workshops .
[ILLUSTRATION]

Wednesday, November 26, 1924
Twenty-third day of work.

Quftis: 85
Locals: 87
Total: 172
all at Giza

The storm died out today.

Work on:
(1) G I-a, main street, [street G 7000]

(1) Street G 7000
G I-a, main street. All work was concentrated on street in front of G I-a [street G 7000]. Two gangs: one on great mass of debris cast down by nas-es-sisi on east of pyramid; the other on back of G 7110.
Found various small objects in black debris as usual.

microfilm: end page 36

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
    11/25/1924; 11/26/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

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.