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Thursday, December 10, 1925 (continued)

(12) G 6051
This is a rubble mastaba lying south of G 6021 and for the greater part west of G 6020. Cleared west and north sides, top and part of east side.
G 6051 A: Depth 4.28 meters. Chamber on west, door-block of small rubble, penetrated upper north corner by thieves, sand slope in chamber. Fragment of potsherds, copper, flint.
G 6051 B: Depth 1.20 meters; ends at rock surface.

(13) G 6052
Uncovered part of the north wall of a stone-cased mastaba lying south of G 6051 and west of G 6020.

(14) G 7000 SW (southwest)
Continued with trenches 22, 23 and 24. In trench No. 23 came on two more burial pits (G 7000 SW ii and iii).
G 7000 SW ii [G 7000 SW 2]: Down 2.8 meters, mixed debris, chamber roofed with stone on south, pit rubble lined
G 7000 SW iii [G 7000 SW 3]: Rubble lined pit, depth 2.3 meters, chamber on north (in debris), roofed with stone slabs.

Friday, December 11, 1925
Twenty-first day of work.

Warmer weather.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on:
(1) G 6022
(2) G 6023 B
(3) G 6027
(4) G 6031
(5) G 6032 B
(6) G 6033 D
(7) G 6034 A, B, C, D, E, F, G
(8) G 6051 C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J
(9) G 6052
(10) G 6040 B
(11) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest)

Cars emptied:
Line I: to 8:00 am: 38, 8:30 am - noon: 90, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 117
total: 245
Line II: to 8:00 am: 37, 8:30 am - noon: 63, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 93
total: 195
grand total: 438
Fine weather and short carry on I. Three-fourths gang [547]

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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
    12/10/1925; 12/11/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 15

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.