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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.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(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.
*B5949
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

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)

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

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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
    04/16/1926; 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

Photos 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.