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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 118

Saturday, January 2, 1926 (continued)

(1) Pyramid G I-c
Continued clearing the main chamber of G I-c. The white limestone wall on north crosses the room from east to west but the rock wall lies farther north.

(2) Street G 7000 S (south)
Continued clearing southwards along the two sides of the railway.

[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7130
G 7140
Isis Temple
hole
RR IV
unexcavated

All these walls appear to the attached to the Isis Temple. The crude brick wall on the west appears to be foundation compartments.

[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7011 A
G 7011 B
G I-c
This sketch is not to scale.

(3) G 7011
See crude brick walls in sketch of Street 7000 of this date.
G 7011 A: D.D. gradually clearing. Two mummy cases decayed but proved by two sets of bronze eyes [(?) only one set registered: 26-1-94, 26-1-95]. Two scarabs under left arm (one of [GLYPHS]) [26-1-97, 26-1-98].
G 7011 B: Depth 5.62 meters. Four chambers, are on each side. Mixed debris in all four. Cleared north chamber but found nothing whatever. Began clearing east chamber.

(4) G 7140
G 7140 C: Down 10.50 meters. Mixed debris all the way.

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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
    01/02/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.