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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, November 29, 1925 (continued)

(6) G 6050
[East face of G 6050.] Only a few cubic meters of sand remains in the angle between G 6020 and G 6010. The debris thrown over the south wall of G 6020 rests on nearly 2 meters of drift sand.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, November 30, 1925
Twelfth day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 100

Work on:
(1) G 6020 A
(2) G 6030 A and B
(3) G 6040 rooms a, b, and c
(4) area north side of G 6040
(5) G 6040 pits
(6) G 6050

cars:
to 8 am: 24, 8:30 - noon: 83, 1:00 - 4:30: 84
total: 181

(1) G 6020
G 6020 A: Down 12.75 meters. At 11.8 cm the disturbed limestone debris and large stones ceased and we came into a deposit of drift sand. It appears that after the plundering, the pit filled up partially with drift and then the north lining wall with the filling fell into the pit (or was thrown in).

(2) G 6030
G 6030 A: Clearing sand from chamber.
G 6030 B: Removed the stones covering the burial receptacle. The skeleton appears to have been slightly contracted on left side, head north and to have collapsed by decay so that it rests on its back. Female. No objects visible.

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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
    11/29/1925; 11/30/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.