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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 172

Thursday, January 15, 1925
67th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 152
[total]: 237

Cars emptied:
Line II 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 18, 8:30 am - noon: 44, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 75
Line III not used
Line IV 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 24, 8:30 am - noon: 71, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 94
Line V 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 47, 8:30 am - noon: 127, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 152
Totals 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 89, 8:30 am - noon: 242, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 321
[Line totals] Line II 137, Line IV 189, Line V 326, [grand total] 652

Work on:
(1) Avenue G 0
(2) Street G 7300: front of G 7310 and G 7320
(3) Street G 7400: front of G 7430
(4) Avenue G 2: south of G 7420
(5) G 7130 B
(6) G 7430 A
(7) G 7510 B
(8) G 7102 G
(9) G 7214 I, K, L, N, P

(1) Avenue G 0
Still clearing embankment of Line II to north of G 7102; now about 22 meters north of mastaba G 7210.
Just two meters to the south of G 7214 I pit, in the upper debris, came a corroded Roman coin, three small fragments of ushabtis, and two pots, one red ware [ILLUSTRATION] and one light brown ware with dark brown bands [ILLUSTRATION]; broken at neck.
Work on graves G 7214 I, K, L, N and the newly found grave G 7214 P (see No. 9).
Pit G 7102 G cleared (see No. 8).

(2) Street G 7300 and G 7310-7320
Street G 7300: front of G 7310 and G 7320.
Men breaking up large stones in street between interior chapel of G 7320 and rough east west wall to north of chapel in street (see plan on page 161).
Also clearing pit of G 7320 X. Men have now reached a depth of 830 cm and found that at the bottom of pit there are two doors, one to the south leading to three chambers and one to the north

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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
    01/15/1925
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

Tombs and Monuments 12

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.