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1925-1926, page 115


Friday, January 1, 1926
39th day of work.

New Year's Day.

Quftis: 95

Work on:
(1) Pyramid G I-c chamber
(2) Street G 7000 S (south)
(3) G 7011
(4) G 7140 C

Cars emptied:
line IV to 8:00 am: 58, 8:30 - noon: 145, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 185
total: 388
About 60 men at work on this line.

(1) Pyramid G I-c
Continued clearing main chamber of G I-c. In the floor there is a rock-cut trench (Saite ?) running towards north under the casing and a rock cut hole in southwest corner. The wall on the north is some distance from the rock wall (north) of the chamber.

(2) Street 7000 S (south)
Continued clearing toward south and among the crude brick walls of the temple. These are clearly part of the reconstruction called the "Isis-Temple" which is in the place of the old pyramid temple I-c. Yet among the crude brick walls on the west is a burial (G 7011 A) and a pit (G 7011 B). Over the area is a layer of black debris.



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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 5

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.