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Monday, December 29, 1924 (continued)

(7) G 7320
G 7320 A: Continued clearing rubbish out of chamber of G 7320 A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7410
Searching north end [for] G 7410 A but have not found it.

(9) G 7410
G 7410 B: Continued in G 7410 B. Debris recently disturbed. On the west side of the curb are bird dropping of recent date, i.e. stood open for some time. Down 4 meters.

(10) G 7420
G 7420 A: Opened G 7420 A and down 1.5 meters.

Tuesday, December 30, 1924
Day of rest.

Pits of large mastabas cleared and in hand.
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7110 A, Dec 12 - 13, (unused) N
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7110 B, Nov 27-Dec 11, S, [SIGN]
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7120 A, Dec 8 - 22,29, N, [SIGN], granite coffin
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7120 B, Dec 8 - 11, (unused) S
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7130 A, Dec 12 - 20, N
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7210 A, Dec 25, (no pit) N
G 7210 B, Dec 25 - 29, S, [SIGN], limestone coffin
G 7220 A, Dec 12 - 24, N, [SIGN], granite coffin
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7220 B, Dec 10 - 11, (unused) S
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7221 A, Dec 18, 19, (unused) M
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7310 A, Dec 15, (no pit) N
G 7310 B, Dec 25 - 29, S, [SIGN], granite coffin
G 7320 A, Dec 17 - 29, N, [SIGN]
(excavation complete, unchecked still in hand) G 7320 B, Dec 22, 24, (unused) S
G 7410 A, Dec 29, (no pit?)
G 7410 B, Dec 28, 29, [SIGN]
G 7420 A, Dec 29
Only one coffin is inscribed, that in G 7120 A [24-12-1204, inscribed for Kawab]

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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
    12/29/1924; 12/30/1924
  • Mentioned on page
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).

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.