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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 222

Sunday, February 28, 1926.
Eighty-seventh day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 78

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) G 7060
(3) G 7070
(4) G 7154-7156

Cars emptied:
Line VI to 8:00 am: 51, 8:30 to noon: 116, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 123
total: 290

(1) G 7000 X
Studying stool (ii) and inlaid flower elements. The front of the low back board appears to have been adorned with five rectangular flower elements separated by a double line of blue inlays and contained in a border of inlays. Inlays: [ILLUSTRATION] 16
[ILLUSTRATION] 12
[ILLUSTRATION] 3
and from flower [ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION] (see page 223)

Removed No. 167 and also [Nos.] 166, 168 - 172. The other numbers are scraps, etc. fallen down between the stones of the underlying rubbish (floor debris).
*A3709

(2) G 7060
Cut a hole in southeast part of G 7060 behind the niche, for serdab. Found only structural rubble wall and original filling of mastaba.
[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 222

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
    02/28/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7060

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7154

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7156

    • 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.