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Saturday, December 12, 1925 (continued)

(4) G 6040
Cleared away sand north of the court of G 6040 as far as the rubble mastaba G 6034 and eastwards to northeast corner of G 6040. The floor is level and consists of a trodden surface of red geological gravel perhaps mud plastered.

(5) G 6051
Cleared all around G 6051. It is manifestly earlier than G 6020. The west wall of G 6020 has not been dressed to bottom owing to the proximity of G 6051.
G 6051 represents a curious complex of internal structures which require further study.
G 6051 A: Cleared chamber of G 6051 A. Chamber was never quite finished.
In the debris - two broken model chisels of copper and fragments of a model dish of copper.
G 6051 J: Depth 1 meter. Mixed debris, rubble lined, ends at gebel.
G 6051 K: Like J.
G 6051 L: This appears to be merely a compartment in the interior structure - not a burial pit.

(6) G 6052


Continued clearing top and rooms of G 6052. Drift sand. In a lies a mass of clean limestone rubbish on the floor. In b, the stela has been torn out. At X was a stone in relief [25-12-203]. [GLYPHS] [Kakhent]

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Kakhent (in G 6052)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6051

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6052

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kakhent (in G 6052)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears on block of relief; found displaced in G 6052 serdab.

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.