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Friday, March 26, 1926 (continued)

(5) G 7143
Uncovered the northern face of this masonry mastaba, which is separated from the south face of G 7142 by the narrow street G 7150 (1 meter wider at top). Removing debris, (sebbakheem, dirt of Saite-Ptolemaic times) from the top of mastaba. To the southern end, a line of large stones was uncovered, running east and west-seemingly a late foundation for a subsequent erection. What is presumed to be the beginning of a pit was found on the mastaba.

(6) G 7150 street
Removed the debris and filling of limestone chips from the narrow street between G 7143 and G 7142, ending on the west at the stone of G 7150.
Found: in the filling near the top
the trunk of a limestone statuette (Old Kingdom), in two pieces [26-3-213]
one large barrel bead of mud [26-3-214]
one small fragment of limestone decorated [26-3-215]
one hippo amulet of green faience

(7) G 7000 X
see page 271 bottom

Saturday, March 27, 1926
One hundred and tenth day of work

Weather: fine.
Wind: north.

ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7100 street
(2) G 7140 C
(3) G 7142, G 7142 A, G 7142a
(4) G 7150 street
(5) G 7240
(6) G 7000 X

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  • 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
    03/26/1926; 03/27/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.