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Saturday, April 24, 1926 (continued)

(4) G 7243
Clearing debris south of the center of the south face of G 7240. A line of masonry runs east and west between G 7243 and G 7244. Uncovered three pits, A, B and C. G 7243 A: Built of "dubsh" and mud, clearing debris, gebel at 1.6 meters, a chamber (open) on the south.
G 7243 B: Built of "dubsh" and mud, has a chamber on the south, and a floor of stones at 1.2 meters.
G 7243 C: Built of "dubsh" and mud was cleared to gebel at 2.1 meters.
Both B and C abut on the masonry wall running east-west. (for sketch see 6) G 7245, Saturday, April 24, 1926, page 172)

(5) G 7244 [= G 7244+7246]
South of G 7243. Clearing debris of sebbakheem, and sandy debris below. Uncovered four pits, A, B, C, and D, all built of "dubsh" and mud.
G 7244 A: Cleared to gebel at 4 meters, a chamber on the east, closed with "dubsh" and mud.
G 7244 B: Cleared to gebel at 2.75 meters, no chamber.
G 7244 C: Clearing debris from pit, a broken stone flooring at 2 meters, covers a body.
G 7244 D: Clearing debris, down .15 meters.

(for sketch see 6) G 7245, Saturday, April 24, 1926. page 172)

(6) G 7245
West of G 7243, south of G 7240. Clearing mixed debris, uncovered one pit, A.
G 7245 A: Built of "dubsh" above, and cut into gebel below, down 2.15 meters.

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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
    04/24/1926
  • 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.