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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, December 11, 1925 (continued)

(7) G 6034 (continued)
G 6034 C: Depth 2.70 meters. Ends at gebel. At 1.5 meters the pit widens. Rubble above rests on stone. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 6034 D: Depth 2.75 meters. Mixed debris, Chamber on south, with sand, no objects.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6034 E: Depth _ meters; Mixed debris. Chamber on south, no objects.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6034 F: In the southwest quarter of G 6034, found a layer of clean limestone filling, the packing of the mastaba. Under this came on mud plastered rubble walls and at rock surface on a pit set slightly askew to the rubble walls. The clean limestone filling continued to the rock and on into the pit (original filling). Chamber on west, with inviolate door block. From top of mastaba to rock 2.20 meters, from rock to bottom pit 1.15 meter.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6034 G: Depth 2.96 meters. Burial trench in bottom with contracted skeleton, lined with rubble, mixed debris.

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

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 6034

    • 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.