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Wednesday January 20, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7000 SW (southwest), trench 32
Examining the lower terrace wall in trench 32 (just south of G 7050). The western end is broken like the eastern and the north face is very obscurely marked (if at all). The further examination must wait until the area to the north has been completely excavated.

(4) G 7150
G 7150 B: Seventeen men on Pit B. Down 11.4 meters. Put in further props. Dirty debris.
G 7150 D: Eleven men on Pit D. Down, 9.3 meters. Dirty disturbed debris.

Thursday, January 21, 1926
56th day of work.

Sent in first communique which was prepared yesterday, by messenger early this morning and received Mr. Edgar receipt at 11:30 a.m. Wind generally west and southwest but weather otherwise mild.

Workmen:
Quftis: 90

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) Street G 7000 south
(3) G 7050
(4) G 7013 A
(5) G 7150 pits

Cars emptied:
Line IV to 8:00 am: 44, from 8:30 to noon: 125, from 1:00 to 4:30 pm: 110
total: 279
32 men on pits, 35 on clearing street-total 68.
The rest were on G 7000 X

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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
    01/20/1926; 01/21/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Campbell Cowan Edgar, British, 1870–1938

Tombs and Monuments 6

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Campbell Cowan Edgar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1870–1938
    • Remarks Egyptologist and Greek scholar; Acting Director General of the Department of Antiquities. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.