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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, January 19, 1925 (continued)

(4) G 7510
G 7510 B: The debris from the pit is still being cleared, and consists of clean sand and large stones. The depth reached today was 1800 cm.

(5) G 7215
A number of new pits have been found near the large crude brick wall running north from mastaba G 7210 and numbered G 7215 L to X.
The positions of all pits G 7215 A to X is as under:

[ILLUSTRATION]

The following pits have been worked on today.
G 7215 E: Pit cleared; the south of pit is in rock; the three other sides are of crude brick. Depth of pit 300 cm. Men now clearing a sloping passage which leads downward to a chamber at south. From the debris in the pit came a fragment of stela showing legs of two persons (colored red). Also a [door jamb, 25-1-970] of a door (H 120, W 32) came from pit. This depicts a man holding a leg of some animal; his name is [GLYPHS] [Qar]. Two vertical Lines of text read: [GLYPHS]

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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
    01/19/1925
  • Mentioned on page
    Qar (in G 7215)
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Qar (in G 7215)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone door jamb (25-1-970 = MFA 27.2056.1 + MFA 27.2056.2 + MFA 27.2056.3) inscribed for "his eldest son, whom he loves" Qar and Qar's wife "sole royal ornament, priestess of Hathor, his wife, whom he loves and whom he praises, the revered one" Nebit; found in G 7215 E.

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.