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Monday, January 11, 1926
48th day of work.

West storm continued. About 1 o'clock p.m. the storm increased in violence bringing flying dust and sand. As the present working place is exposed to full face of wind, I ordered work stopped about immediately but the recess carried on until 2:30.

Workmen:
Qufti: 87

Work on:
(1) Street G 7000 S (south of Isis Temple)
(2) Pits in Isis Temple
(3) G 7150

Cars emptied:
Line IV to 8:00 am: 54, 8:30 - noon: 162, 1:00 - 2:30: 100 (1 1/2 hours) *
Total 316
* This very large number was attained by Reis Mahmud Salman, who threatened to make men work tomorrow unless they got out a satisfactory number for the afternoon.

(1) Street G 7000 S (south)
South of Isis Temple. Continued clearing street G 7000, southwards, removing surface debris but uncovering no significant structures. South of G 7011 G is a pit G 7011 H.

(2) Isis Temple
Pit in room S: This pit was roofed with slabs of stone like pit in room P. Mixed debris: Down, 7.5 meters.
G 7011 H: South of G 7011 G. Pit. Down 1.7 meters.

(3) G 7150
G 7150 is the tomb of the [GLYPHS] Khufukhaf [Khafkhufu] as distinguished from the Prince of this name (G 7130 + G 7140 [G 7130-7140]). Began clearing rubbish from top and front, north of chapel. Chapel is exterior, stone type.

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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
    01/11/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Mahmud Salman (Reis)
    Khafkhufu (in G 7150)
    Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

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.
  • Mahmud Salman (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates