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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, April 17, 1926 (continued)

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 52, 8:45 to 12:00: 84, 1:15 - 5:00: 74
total: 210

(1) Street G 7200
Continued the clearance of street G 7200, east of mastaba G 7241 and west of G 7350. The avenue between G 7340 and G 7350 was found, and clearance of debris continued to the southward. A fragment of a diorite statue was found. G 7350 is cased with limestone, the lower courses remaining in situ.

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(2) G 7240
Clearing debris from between G 7240 and G 7241 and on top of G 7240. The south faces of the mud brick casing of the former is now uncovered for its whole length. In searching for pits on top of mastaba were found: one fragment of granite statue, two of diorite, and one of basalt, also a bronze pin.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7241
Clearing debris from the top of the mastaba G 7241, and working on the pits. The mastaba is of small stone and mud work. The pits, three in number, also lined with small stones.
G 7241 B: Depth 1.8 meters, was cleared and a chamber found on the north closed by one stone.
G 7241 C: Down .7 meters to the west of B.
South of G 7241 were found a fragment of diorite statue [26-4-108], an inscribed scarab [26-4-112], and faience fragments.

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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
    04/17/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.