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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, February 13, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7060
In the morning finished clearing the offering chamber of the mastaba. In the southern end thieves (modern) have broken a great hole in the massive pavement and dug under the west wall.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7070
Had a gang cutting into northern end of G 7070 hunting for "Pit A". There appears to be none but the cut is not finished.
The mastabas G 7070 and G 7060 are filled sloping course mastabas but have no backing to the retaining wall.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7000 SW (southwest)
The greater part of the gang was engaged in tracing the outlines of the rectangular rubble structure mentioned yesterday.

Cars emptied:
Line V to 8:00 am: 30, 8:30 to noon: 70, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 80
total: 180

microfilm: end page 201

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
    02/13/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.