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Saturday, March 20, 1926 (continued)

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8 am: 70, 8:30 to noon: 100, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 110
total: 280
force weakened by work in pits

(1) G 7000 X
Dunham had day off and no work was done on G 7000 X.

(2) Street G 7100 S
Cleared out embankment and part of the debris thrown by us in front of door of south chapel of G 7140.
Also began clearing southeast corner of G 7140 and the upper part of the niche in which the chapel of G 7140 was built.

(3) G 7140
G 7140 S niche in core: Began clearing out debris in south side in core G 7140 in which the chapel was built.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Exposed a communal grave of Ptolemaic [GLYPHS] period in which lay five or more mummies. Above there were a few fragments ushabtis, amulet, etc.

(4) G 7130 [G 7134]
G 7130 Z [= G 7134]: Depth 12.4 meters. Chamber on west. Door block of slabs, penetrated by thieves.

(5) G 7140 [G 7135]
G 7140 X [= G 7135]: Depth 10.6 meters, debris changed to dirty at 4 meters. Chamber on west. Block of two large slabs penetrated at top.
G 7140 Y [= G 7135]: Down 8.25 meters.
G 7140 Z [= G 7135]: Down 5.5 meters. At 5 meters found a battered pair statuette [26-3-124] (no heads). Inscribed on laps. Man and woman [Iyti and Neferut].

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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
    03/20/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Iaset (in G 7135)
    Iyti (in G 7135)
    Neferut (in G 7135)
    Tjenti (in G 7135)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 6

Ancient People

  • Iaset (in G 7135)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother of Neferut. Name appears on seated pair statue (26-3-124) of Iyti, son of Tjenti, and his wife Neferut, daughter of Iaset; found displaced in debris of shaft G 7140 Z (= G 7135).
  • Iyti (in G 7135)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Seated pair statue (26-3-124) of Iyti, son of Tjenti, and his wife Neferut, daughter of Iaset; found displaced in debris of shaft G 7140 Z (= G 7135).
  • Neferut (in G 7135)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Iyti. Seated pair statue (26-3-124) of Iyti, son of Tjenti, and his wife Neferut, daughter of Iaset; found displaced in debris of shaft G 7140 Z (= G 7135).
  • Tjenti (in G 7135)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Father of Iyti. Name appears on seated pair statue (26-3-124) of Iyti, son of Tjenti, and his wife Neferut, daughter of Iaset; Tjenti identified as [sS] scribe; found displaced in debris of shaft G 7140 Z (= G 7135).

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.