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Saturday, February 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
after settlement

The coffin is practically level. The rock is a little higher under the north edge. Drops down to about six cm from coffin and runs parallel to the bottom.

(2) Avenue G 4
Clearing surface debris from part east of G 7072 (crude brick chapel), southwards into street in front of G 7070 and eastwards along north end of G 7060.
The older walls on plan of yesterday are continued to east in rubble to form a wall about 8 cm wide to south of this a section of room of same date.

(3) G 7070
Having cleared north face of G 7070 entered street and began on east face of same. The north end of the street is closed by a masonry wall with rounded top.

(4) G 7071
G 7071 A: Depth, 2.04 meters. Cleared chamber. Roofed with slabs. No objects.

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • Avenue G 4

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7060

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7071

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7072

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.