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Friday, April 16, 1926 (continued)

(4) G 7060
G 7060 B: Removed the debris of stones and fallen blocks from shaft and chamber, and measured the pit. A sarcophagus of fine white limestone and lid, lay in the chamber north-south at the west side of the chamber, a small recess was found in the south wall of chamber. Depth of shaft 18 meters. Fragments of Old Kingdom pottery found in chamber.


(5) G 7000 X
Dunham did not come account of bad cold.
*A3773: (middle line of hieroglyphs)
Drawing of southwest leg ii and object between it and west wall
No. 358: (1)-(9) scattered inlays to strips from (Z) west of southwest leg ii.
Both (Y) and (Z) run over southwest leg ii and that leg must have fallen before (Y) and (Z).

Saturday, April 17, 1926.
One-hundred and twenty-seventh day of work.

Weather: hot, south wind
Barometer - 7 a.m.- 29.62
Temperature Maximum 97.2 F
Temperature Minimum 68.4 F

seventy-five (75)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7240
(3) G 7241
(4) G 7000 X

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  • 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
    04/16/1926; 04/17/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 1

People 2

Modern People

  • 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.