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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, December 29, 1924
Fifty-second day of work.

Quftis: 85
locals: 148
Total: 233

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:40 - 8:00 am: 46
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 126
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 100
total: 272

Line III
6:40 - 8:00 am: 40
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 120
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 151
total: 311

Line IV
6:40 - 8:00 am: 26
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 55
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 58
total: 139

6:40 - 8:00 am: 112
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 301
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 309
total: 722
Four cars on II; four cars on III; two cars on IV; total ten cars
Line II: decrease in p.m. due to growing depth of carry; Line III: increase in p.m. due to shorter carry

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front of G 7110 S, G 7121 and G 7120 N
(2) Street G 7200, front of G 7220 and chapel of G 7210
(3) Street G 7300
(4) G 7120 A
(5) G 7210 B
(6) G 7310 B
(7) G 7320 A
(8) G 7410 A
(9) Continued in G 7410 B
(10) G 7420 A

(1) Street G 7100 and G 7110-7120, G 7121
Street G 7100, front of G 7110 S, G 7121 and G 7120 N. Continued clearing and reached floor of street along face of G 7120 N. Casing stones in drift sand as before - bottoms of stones about 15-20 cm above floor along here. At north end of mastaba a deep secondary niche [ILLUSTRATION] in the casing [ILLUSTRATION].
In the street in front of G 7121 we exposed the entrance to the sloping passage which enters the chamber-passage of G 7120 A. See below (4) G 7120 A.
Shifted loading switch north of G 7110 chapel and began a new strip.

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

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.