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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 15, 1926.
One-hundred and twenty-fifth day of work.

Weather: fine, north wind
Barometer - 7 a.m. - 29.70
Temperature maximum - 86 F
Temperature minimum - 66.2 F

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7240
(3) G 7060 B
(4) G 7070 B
(5) G 7130
(6) G 7140
(7) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 64, 8:45 to 12:00: 122, 1:15 - 5:00: 76
total: 262

(1) Street G 7200
Continued clearing street G 7200 to the southward between mastabas G 7240 and G 7340, south of chapel G 7240. The mud brick casing of G 7240, after a break, continued southward to the end of the mastaba. The southwest corner of G 7340 and the northwest corner of the casing of the next mastaba south of it were uncovered. The debris consisted of siftings of sebbakheem on top, dirty debris below that, and limestone chips and sand at the bottom.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/15/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.