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Saturday, April 10, 1926 (continued)

(1) Street G 7200 [& G 7230-7240]
Continued the clearance of street G 7200 southwards, between mastaba G 7340 and the chapel of mastaba G 7240.
In clearing the chapel G 7240 two more rooms, e and f, were uncovered to the south of room c. Both these rooms entered room c by a wide doorway, found bricked up. In excavating rooms d, e and f, a limestone block [26-4-86], 1 meter long, was found, inscribed [TRANSLITERATION]. Found also, a fragment of diorite bowl [26-4-78], a Dynasty 18 two handled jar [26-4-77], and Saite-Ptolemaic fragments.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7300 X
Continued the excavation of debris from the shaft of pit No. G 7300 X, revealing a large chamber at the foot from which six smaller chambers radiate No. II on the north III and IV on the west, V on the west, VI and VII on the south. The shaft has a tentative cutting 11.07 meters above the doorway of room I on the south. Shaft 12.7 meters deep. Clearing radeem from room I, room II (which has five small recesses), rooms III and IV which are connected by a break, room V containing a limestone sarcophagus (plundered), room VI full of dubsh, room VII full of stones, and room VIII in which there is much debris.

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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
    04/10/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.