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Friday, December 4, 1925
Fifteenth day of work.

Quftis: 102

Dunham came to advise me as to working of electric plant but owing to a misunderstanding the engineer from B-T-H Co. did not come. Will come Monday.

Work on:
(1) G 6020 A
(2) G 6040 rooms, b, c, d
(3) G 6040 pits B, D
(4) G 6020 room c
(5) G 6020 west side
(6) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest quarter) trenches

*total cars 293 see end of this day

(1) G 6020
G 6020 A: Clearing chamber. Under limestone debris sand on floor. In this sand, found five alabaster vessels [25-12-29, 25-12-30, 25-12-31, 25-12-32, 25-12-33] and potsherds. Others were seen and left in place. Also fragments of limestone lid.

(2) G 6040
Room b: Have cleared G 6040 b to within about 50 - 80 cm of floor. A hole has been broken by thieves through the window slot of the serdab at south end, and through this hole two men climbed into the serdab and cleared it of drift sand. Not a scrap of anything was found.
Room d: The southern niche of room b [?] is smaller than the northern niche.


In the middle panel of the niche

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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
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Thomson-Hurston Company

Tombs and Monuments 3

People 2

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.

Institutions 1