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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 27, 1924 (continued)

(4) G 7133
G 7130 X [= G 7133]. Continued pit G 7130 X and reached bottom at 12.30 meters. Cleared out chamber X 1 (see page 106).

(5) G 7132
G 7132 A: Removed models [24-12-1007 - 24-12-1056] from floor of chamber of G 7132 A. Forty limestone saucers (some broken), five limestone jar models, fragments of pottery, seven small bronze model tools [24-12-1005, 24-12-1006]. Began refilling chamber with debris from G 7130 X.

(6) G 7210
G 7210 B: Down 12.5 meters.

(7) G 7310
G 7310 B: Down 13 meters. Top of entrance visible.

(8) G 7320
G 7320 A: Down 16.5 meters. At the bottom of the pit a large number of limestone blocks small and apparently from the door-block. One side of the entrance is built of masonry.

Sunday, December 28, 1924
Fifty-first day of work.

Quftis: 81
locals: 150
Total: 235

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:50 - 8:00 am: 48
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 130
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 120
total: 298

Line III
6:50 - 8:00 am: 40
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 115
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 119
total: 274

Line IV
6:50 - 8:00 am: 6
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 54
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 73
total: 133

6:50 - 8:00 am: 94
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 299
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 312
total: 705
Four cars on II; four cars on III; two cars on IV; ten cars in all
IV had easy carry at II and III, worked hampered by large blocks of limestone

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front of G 7120, front of G 7121 and G 7110
(2) Street G 7200, front of G 7220
(3) Street G 7300, front of G 7310
(4) G 7130 X [= G 7133]
(5) G 7210 B
(6) G 7310 B
(7) G 7320 A
(8) G 7410 B

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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
    12/27/1924; 12/28/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 11

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.