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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 272

Sunday, March 28, 1926
One hundred and eleventh day of work.

Weather: fine.
Wind: north moderate.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7140 C, G 7140 C VII
(2) G 7142 A
(3) G 7143 A
(4) G 7240
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 200, 100, 8:30 to noon: 160, 80, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 130, 65
total: 490, 245

(1) G 7140
G 7140 C: Continued clearance of radeem from chamber and from the shaft G 7140 C VII in chamber I. Down 4.5 meters. Chamber G 7140 C II emptied. Pit VII has two chambers, one south and one north. Proceeded to clear debris from the southern chamber.
Found: (in chamber G 7140 C VII south, and in pit)
many fragments of faience ushabtis [26-3-232]
three unbroken faience ushabtis [26-3-230]
one granite hammer stone [26-3-233]
two pieces inscribed limestone [26-3-234, 26-3-242]
one limestone hammer stone?
one neck of red pottery jar [26-3-235]
[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
    03/28/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

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.