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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, February 19, 1926.
Eightieth day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 74

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) G 7060 south end
(3) G 7000 SW (southwest)

Cars emptied:
Line V to 8:00 am: 56, 8:30 to noon: 112, 1:30 to 4:30 pm: 109
total: 277

(1) G 7000 X
Removed objects Nos. 89-99.
The greater part of these belong to the chair which stood on floor south of lower pit and has collapsed towards north. The greater part of the right side was on the filling of the lower pit. (*B5900) South of the edge, the left arm of the chair lies on top.
It is now clear from the contents of the chair base, etc. that the wood was sized with fine white plaster in a thin layer and the fold laid on this plaster.
[ILLUSTRATION]
On the large fragment of limestone beside the coffin under Nos. 87 and 89, were some fragments of a female figure.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Nos. 95 and 96 are two papyrus flowers.

(2) G 7060
Clearing away the debris between south end of G 7060 and rubble plane and also eastwards south of G 7050. The floor is the same as that observed south of G 7070 on which the rubble plane was built.

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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
    02/19/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "An Approach to Archaeological Information Management: The Giza Archives Project." In Filip Coppens, ed. Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001. Proceedings of the Symposium (Prague, September 25th-27th, 2001). Archiv Orientální 70, No. 3 (August 2002). Prague: Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, p. 326, fig. 1.

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.