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Monday, March 15, 1926.
One hundredth day of work.

Storm died out. I awoke with heavy cold on chest and kept to the house all day.

Workmen:
Quftis: 95

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) G 7130 Z, U, Y [Z = G 7134, U = G 7134, Y = G 7133]
(4) G 7240 opposite Isis Temple
(5) street G 7200 S
(6) G 7166

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 53, 8:30 to noon: 120, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 113
total: 286
Line VIII to 8:00 am: 7, 8:30 to noon: 14, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 35
total: 56
grand total: 342
seventy-six men on this

(1) G 7000 X
Dunham and Hawes went on with the recording of the stripe and inlay along the west wall.
Removed group 246 and 247.
After removal of these, *A3724.
Cleared away plaster and wood fragments (No. 248) and then *A3725.

(2) Street G 7100 S
Continual clearing floor of street to south. Opened pit Z just south of chapel of G 7130 and pit U south of Z.

(3) G 7130 [G 7133 & G 7134]
G 7130 Z [= G 7134]: Down 2.9 meters. Mixed dirty debris.
G 7130 U [= G 7134]: Opened mouth of pit.
G 7130 Y [= G 7133]: Down 8.25 meters.
[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
    03/15/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Alex B. Hawes
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Alex B. Hawes

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.