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Monday, March 8, 1926 (continued)

(2) Street G 7100 S
Continued clearing to north in street G 7100 S cutting to level of line VII. Debris as yesterday but opposite S end of G 7130 a good deal of broken limestone chips and fragments.

(3) Trenches south of G 7100 S
Continued clearing line of railroad VII towards north and in particular cutting G 7164.

(4) G 7161
The retaining walls of this mastaba have been entirely destroyed and only the pits remain.
G 7161 A: Depth 1.5 meters. Chamber on south, roofed with slabs. Empty.
G 7161 B: Depth 1.85 meters. Chamber on west. rubble and mud door block.
G 7161 C: Depth 1.25 meters. Chamber on west. Empty.
G 7161 D: Depth 2.35 meters. Chamber on west, rubble and mud door block.

(5) G 7162
G 7162 A: Depth 2.1 meters. Chamber on north. Empty.
G 7162 B: Depth 2.25 meters. Chamber on _ , rubble and mud door block.

(6) G 7163
Trying to trace lines of this mastaba.

(7) G 7164
Tracing south and east walls of G 7164.

(8) Isis temple, pit J
The chapel J which in the north east corner of the Isis temple has a pit opened in January. Resumed work on this pit-down 2.85 cm. Dirty debris as usual.

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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
    03/08/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 1

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.