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Monday, December 22, 1924 (continued)

(9) G 7320
Pit G 7320 A: Down 13 meters. Same dirty debris but debris chamber at last to old thieves debris.
Pit G 7320 B: Opened pit B. Lining walls on north, east, and south have fallen or been removed. Consequently a mass of sand and rubbish had to be removed around the pit to work it safe.

(10) G 7101
Finished clearing two pits G 7101 W and X.
Pit G 7101 W: 6.50 meters deep. Chamber on west empty. Two fragments limestone relief in filling.
Pit G 7101 X: 7 meters deep. Chamber on east coffin cut in rock. Two fragments of limestone relief in filling.

Tuesday, December 23, 1924
Day of rest for men.

Shower of rain in the night.

Wednesday, December 24, 1924
Forty-seventh day of work.

Quftis: 85
locals: 135
Total: 220

Rain about sunset.

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:45 - 8:00 am: 48
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 146
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 136
total: 330

Line III
6:45 - 8:00 am: 40
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 144
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 130
total: 314

6:45 - 8:00 am: 88
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 290
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 266
total: 644

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front G 7120, G 7120 X
(2) Street G 7200, front G 7220
(3) G 7132 A and B
(4) G 7220 A
(5) Avenue G 2 and G 7232
(6) G 7332 [number G 7332 later reassigned to tomb G 7331+7332, in street G 7300, abutting E face of G 7330; this G 7332 = G 7333]
(7) G 7320 A and B
(8) Khufu Causeway

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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
    12/22/1924; 12/23/1924; 12/24/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 11

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.