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Sunday, April 4, 1926 (continued)

(2) G 7230
G 7230 B: Continued the excavation of pit G 7230 B, and reached the bottom at 14.9 meters. Found in filling of shaft:
two copper nails [26-4-42]
one fragment of diorite statue [26-4-41]
one fragment of blue faience ring [26-4-43]
Found seven chambers at foot of shaft, Nos. I, II, III on west, Nos. IV, V, VI on south, and Nos. VII on east.
G 7230 B I: Empty of radeem, an open limestone sarcophagus lying east-west.
Found:
one green faience ushabti unbroken [26-4-44, Ankhsekhmet]
one fragment of faience ushabti [26-4-45]
G 7230 B II: Empty, a cutting in the floor of the rock. Broken through into G 7230 B III.
G 7230 B III: Empty, a cutting in the rock floor. Many bones of birds.
G 7230 B IV: A broken sarcophagus containing a headless body.
G 7230 B V: Empty. A pit descending there from 1.55 meters, with a chamber at the foot to the south-lying north-south. The chamber has a cutting in the floor 1.1 meters deep, and contains a wooden coffin.
G 7230 B VI: Contained dubsh and stone blocks only.
G 7230 B VII: Removing the radeem from chamber, a limestone offering stone [26-4-46] was found.
[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
    04/04/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhsekhmet (in G 7230-7240)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhsekhmet (in G 7230-7240)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Set of ushabtis (complete and fragments: including 26-3-54, 26-3-96, 26-4-35, 26-4-36, 26-4-37, 26-4-44, 26-4-56, 26-4-60) inscribed for Ankhsekhmet; found in G 7230 B and scattered in Street G 7100 and Street G 7200.

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.