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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 327

Monday, April 26, 1926
One-hundred and thirty-fifth day of work.

Weather: fine, hot

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)
thirty-four locals (34)

Work on:
(1) G 7241 E
(2) G 7244 C, E, F [= G 7244+7246]
(3) G 7246 [= G 7244+7246]
(4) G 7247 and A [= X]
(5) G 7248 and A
(6) G 7249
(7) G 7251 and A
(8) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:15 to 7:30 am: 52, 8:00 to 12 noon: 152, 1:45 to 5:15: 142
total: 346

(1) G 7241
G 7241 E: Clearing pit and chamber of debris, nothing found.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7244 [= G 7244+7246]
G 7244 C: Clearing pit of debris, stone, and bones. Broken into side of pit F.
G 7244 E: Clearing debris of sand and dubsh. Chambers on south and on north. Depth 6.5 meters to gebel.
G 7244 F: Clearing dubsh, sand, etc. Depth 2.55 meters to gebel. Chamber on north, closed with dubsh.
[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
    04/26/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7241

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7244+7246

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7247

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7248

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7249

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7251

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.