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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 27, 1926 (continued)

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 210, 105, 8:30 to noon: 150, 75, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 140, 70
total: 500, 250

(1) Street G 7100
Continued the clearances of debris from the southern end of street G 7100.

(2) G 7140
G 7140 C: Clearing the debris from chamber I, III, IV, V and VI through the breaks into G 7140 Z. Clearing debris from pit in chamber I-G 7140 C VII. Down 2.15 meters.

(3) G 7142
Removing Saite-Ptolemaic dirty debris and limestone chips beneath from mastaba G 7142. The whole mastaba is now cleared with the exception of the east face of the east wall. The chamber G 7142a, in which four niches were found in the west wall, has a door to the east at the north end, and a raised step along the whole west side. A pit, G 7142 A, was found towards the north end of the mastaba, and a beginning was made on its clearance.
G 7142 A: Down 1.7 meters.
A woman burial was removed from immediately south of this pit.
Found: one green faience Bes [26-3-221]
one broken green scarab, inscribed [26-3-220]
two large shells [26-3-218]
three broken faience amulets [26-3-222, 26-3-225, 26-3-226]
two udjat eyes [26-3-223, 26-3-224]
one bronze pin [26-3-219]

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7142 a [labeled c on published plan]: Two inscribed offering stones, one of [TRANSLITERATION] [Kameni, lintel 26-3-228], the other of [TRANSLITERATION] [Nebuka, false door tablet 26-3-229] were found in room G 7142 a.

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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
    03/27/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Kameni (G 7142)
    Nebuka (G 7142)

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kameni (G 7142)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (26-3-228 = MFA 27.1132) inscribed for Kameni; found in G 7142 chapel.
  • Nebuka (G 7142)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone false door tablet (26-3-229 = MFA 27.1131) inscribed for Nebuka; found in G 7142 chapel.

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.