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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 6, 1926 (continued)

(3) Street G 7100 S
[ILLUSTRATION]
Filled in present entrance to the chapel of Khufukhaf and laid railroad VII to tap debris north of this chapel.
Began cutting out upper debris to north to level of track, moving one car.
Also began examining area to south in line of projected embankment railroad VII beginning at dump heap from lines IV, V, VI. Exposed a few pits (see trenches G 7100 S).

(4) Trenches street G 7100 S, railroad VII
In the projected line of railroad embankment VII south of street G 7100 S, began a systematic examination of the ground northwards of dump IV.
The surface debris is only 15-30 cm deep and overlies a deep deposit of clean limestone debris. In the latter several pits were opened, apparently of Saite-Ptolemaic period.

Sunday, March 7, 1926.
Ninety-third day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 86

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) trenches G 7100 S

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 27, 8:30 to noon: 73, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 69 (rain)
total: 169
twenty men

A very bad day-cold, southwest storm. Sprinkles of rain and dust in the late afternoon.

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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
    03/06/1926; 03/07/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

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.