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Saturday, April 3, 1926
One hundred and sixteenth day of work.

Weather: hot.
Wind: south.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

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

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15 am: 120, 8:45 - noon: 110, 1:15 - 5:00 pm: 100
total: 330

(1) G 7200
Continued the clearance of filling debris from street G 7200, working southwards.
Found: one inscribed limestone block [part of 26-4-12].

(2) G 7230
G 7230 B: Continued the emptying of shaft G 7230 B, removing debris and breaking up those large stones which had fallen in. Down 14.7 meters. Uncovered the top of a doorway on the south.

(3) G 7230
Begin to clear the debris from the street between mastabas G 7230 and G 7240, removing sand and limestone blocks which united these two mastabas.

(4) G 7000 X
Dows Dunham's day off. No work on G 7000 X.

Sunday, April 4, 1926
One hundred and seventeenth day of work.

Weather: cool, cloudy, threatening to rain.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7230 B
(3) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII
5:30-8:15 a.m. - 120
8:45-noon - 144
1:15-5:00 p.m. - __
total - __

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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
    04/03/1926; 04/04/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.