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Saturday, December 13, 1924 (continued)

(4) G 7130
G 7130 A: Continued clearing out dirty sand and dust. Ptolemaic-Roman fragments.
Front of G 7130. Cleared rubbish out of small chapel (probably secondary) belonging to pit A. [ILLUSTRATION] The west wall has been removed by thieves. South of chamber is a pit.

(5) Street G 7200, Line III
G 7210 and Street G 7200. Continued pushing line III into street G 7200 and clearing upper rubbish from front of G 7210 (and back of G 7310).

(6) G 7220
G 7220 A: Down 7 meters. Still clean sand.

(7) G 7101
G 7101 M: Cleared out chamber of pit M in G 7101. Absolutely cleared out. Coffin cut in rock (rough work).

Sunday, December 14, 1924
Thirty-ninth day of work.

Quftis: 84
locals: 138
Total: 222

Carts emptied:
Line II
6:00 - 8:00 am: 59
8:30-12:00 noon: 147
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 123
total: 329 due to increased height of lift in basket carry
Line III
6:00 - 8:00 am: 49
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 148
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 144
total: 341

6:00 - 8:00 am: 108
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 295
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 267
total: 670

Work on:
(1) G 7120 [A]
(2) G 7130 (and G 7130 X [= G 7133]) [G 7130 A and street G 7100 in front]
(3) G 7210 (Line III), [street G 7200]
(4) G 7220 [A]
(5) Street between G 7220 and G 7230, [avenue G 2]

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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
    12/13/1924; 12/14/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

Published Documents 1

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.