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Thursday, February 4, 1926 (continued)

(2) Avenue G 4
Cleaning debris of decay and upper meter of surface debris from western third of Avenue G 4 south of G I-c.
[ILLUSTRATION]
one barrier
edge of excavation
G I-c

G 7070 is shorter than G 7060 and G 7050, that is the north end is several meters south of the north ends of G 7060 and G 7050. The space north of G 7070 contains a meter or more of drift sand and limestone fragments. In this debris towards southwest we found four fragments (small) of Old Kingdom reliefs.

(3) G 7152
G 7152 A: Pit clear. Total depth, 16.6 meters. The burial place is not a limestone coffin as supposed yesterday but is cut in the native rock.

Friday, February 5, 1926
69th day of work

Moderate southwest storm, again.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) Avenue G 4
(3) G 7071 interior mastaba
(4) G 7072 crude brick chapel

Cars emptied:
Line V to 8:00 am: 45, 8:30 to noon: 147, 1:00 to 4:30 pm: 150
total: 342

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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
    02/04/1926; 02/05/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • Avenue G 4

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7050

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7060

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7071

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7072

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7152

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G I-c

    • Site Name Khufu Pyramid Complex

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.