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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 22, 1926
One-hundred and thirty-first day of work.

Weather: fine, north wind
Barometer - 7 a.m. 29.75"
Temperature Maximum - 83.7 degrees F
Temperature Minimum - 62.6 degrees F

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)
thirty-one locals (31)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7240 J
(3) G 7241
(4) G 7242
(5) c.i.
(6) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:15 to 7:30 am: 94, 8:00 to 12 noon: 144, 1:45 to 5:15: 116
total: 354

(1) Street G 7200
Removing debris from street G 7200, south of the intersection with Avenue between G 7200 and G 7250, and south of mastaba G 7241.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7240
G 7240 J: Continued to clear radeem from chamber II, III, IV, and IX. Depth of shaft to top of north chamber 11.35 meters and to bottom of south chamber 12.10 meters. A large uninscribed stone scarab was found in chamber II [26-4-143], otherwise nothing was found.

(3) G 7241
Clearing debris from top of mastaba to the south. Found Saite-Ptolemaic fragment of faience and bronze. The space between G 7241 and G 7242 has a lining of stones in the west.

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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
    04/22/1926
  • 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.