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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 9, 1926.
One-hundred and twenty-first day of work.

Weather: fine, warm.

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)

Work on:
(1) G 7141
(2) G 7200
(3) G 7230 B
(4) G 7300 X
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 62, 8:45 to 12:00: 113, 1:15 - 5:00: 154
total: 329

(1) G 7141
Removed four canopic jars [26-4-74] from position, all intact.
Also found:
one fragment of alabaster jar [26-4-75]
one fragment of small red pottery jar [26-4-76]

(2) Street G 7200 [& G 7230-7240]
Continued the southward clearance of street G 7200, uncovering two further rooms of mud brick construction, G 7240 c and G 7240 d. To the south of G 7300 X clearing debris from the street, proceeding south.
Found in G 7240 d:
one ivory pin [26-4-73]
one bronze pin [26-4-72]
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/09/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.