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Wednesday, December 16, 1925 (continued)

(7) G 6028
Clearing west of G 6050 exposed greater part of G 6028.


G 6028 A: Depth 2 meters, sand to 1.6 meters, then mixed debris, ends at rock. No chamber.
G 6028 B: Like A. Sand to 2 meters, then 10 cm of limestone rubbish; total depth 2.1 meters.
G 6028 C: Like A, B. Sand to 1.8 meters, then 30 cm of limestone rubbish; total depth 2.10 meters.
G 6028 D: Like A, B, C. Sand to 1.3 meters, then 30 cm of limestone rubbish, total 1.3 meters.
G 6028 E: Like A-D. Sand to 1.45 meters, then 18 cm of limestone rubbish, total depth 1.63 meters. In sand found a coarse jar [ILLUSTRATION] and fragments of a R.P. bowl.
G 6028 F: Down .6 meters; sand.
Serdab: Two roof slabs still in place, but a third gone, Sand, broken roof slab and stones. Otherwise empty.

(8) G 6050
Clearing top of G 6050. Massive stone mastaba with a parapet. [ILLUSTRATION] In the middle of north half came on a pit (filled with drift sand) above which plunderers have built a rough retaining wall to keep back sand.

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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

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 6028

    • 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.