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Wednesday, April 28, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7251
Clearing debris from mastaba of three pits.
G 7251 A: Clearing debris of sebbakheem, etc. Chamber on west, lined with dubsh. Down 2.4 meters, pit continues.
G 7251 B: Clearing debris of dubsh, etc.
G 7251 C: Built of dubsh. Depth 2.1. Chamber on south.

(4) G 7247
G 7247 A [= G 7247 X]: clearing debris. Depth 1.95 to gebel. No chamber.
G 7247 B [= G 7247 Y]: Clearing debris. Depth 2.9, Chamber on north.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Chamber "b": clearing debris.
G 7247 C: Brief of dubsh and mud. Depth 3.5 meters. Chamber on west, cleared. Serdab between pit C and chamber "a". Depth 1.1. Built of masonry.

(5) G 7000 X,
Removed 408: (40)-(47) miscellaneous (Q) and (Z).
Cleaned up last layer of inlays on floor along west wall.
*B5957
Drew supplementary plan to 408.
Removed 408: (48)-(63) (Z), (W) and (Y).
Removed 410: (1)-(24) scattered inlays and gold adjoining 408 on east.
Removed 411: (1)-(23) ditto adjoining 410 on east.
Drew supplementary plan to 411.
Removed 411: (24)-(34).
*A3795

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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
    04/28/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7247

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7251

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.