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Sunday, February 7, 1926 (continued)

(2) Avenue G 4
Continued on Avenue G 4. Removing railroad embankment, etc.
North of G 7060 and about a meter from it the south face of the long retaining wall which crosses Street G 7000 south from east-west became visible. Also mastaba G 7073.

(3) G 7060
Exposed north and northwest corner of mastaba G 7060.
G 7050
G 7060
G 7070
retaining wall

(4) G 7070
Continued clearing for about two meters south of cross wall which closes street of G 7070 and also north of that wall.

(5) G 7071
G 7071 E: Total depth 1.7 meters: chamber on north, roofed with slabs: cleared but found nothing.

(6) G 7073
Mastaba G 7073 is east of G 7071 and partly over it.


G 7073 A: Down 2.5 cm. Brick lined on three sides.
G 7073 B: Depth 1.95 meters. Brick lined on three sides. Chamber on west. Door block in place.
G 7073 C: Depth 1.2 meters. Chamber on south.

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  • 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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.