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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 206

Wednesday, February 17, 1926.
Seventy-eighth day of work.

Cold southwest wind again.

Workmen:
Quftis seventy-one (71)

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) G 7050 B
(3) G 7060
(4) G 7070 south end
(5) G 7000 SW (southwest)

Cars emptied:
Line V to 8:00 am: 6, from 8:30 to noon: 11, from 1:00 to 4:45 pm: 203
total: 220

Charles Breasted came this afternoon of his own accord and gave me an account of the present conditions which have been sent to M. Rockefeller for consideration.

(1) G 7000 X
On news that Mr. Lucas had arrived in Cairo held up work in G 7000 X to enable him to examine decayed wood and fabrics.

(2) G 7050
G 7050 B: Finished the chamber of G 7050 B. Filled with sand, dust, broken stones and some larger stones. Nothing whatsoever was found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7060
At 11:30 resumed work on street east of G 7060 south end. Debris as before.

(4) G 7070
In tracing rubble wall in G 7000 southwest exposed some of G 7070. The rubble wall rests on the floor of G 7070.

microfilm: end page 206

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
    02/17/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Alfred Lucas, British, 1867–1945
    Charles Breasted
    Mr. Rockefeller
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • Alfred Lucas

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1867–1945
    • Remarks Chemist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Charles Breasted

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Son of James Henry Breasted
  • 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.
  • Mr. Rockefeller

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates