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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, February 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
It is impossible at present to determine to what objects these elements belong. Each was separated by glazed rectangular inlays from the others and all five which are visible may be from one board in spite of the scattering. I suggest that it comes from the stool (ii),
[ILLUSTRATION]
and fell forwards to south on collapse of stool.

(2) G 7154
Clearing away the debris left by the Saite-Ptolemaic period and by the sebbakheem, exposed the surface of decay of G 7154 and opened pits A, B, C, D.
G 7154 A: Depth 1.45 meters. Chamber on west, small open, empty. Chamber on north, roofed with slabs, open, empty.
G 7154 B: Depth 70 cm. Lined with small blocks, ends at rock, unused.
G 7154 C: Depth 30 cm. Ends at rock, unused.
G 7154 D: Depth 40 cm. Ends at rock, chamber on east with roof gone, empty.

(3) G 7070
Late in the afternoon began clearing street east of G 7070. Put line VI in to opposite pit A. Began work on pits A and B.

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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
    02/27/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7154

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.