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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, January 5, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, January 6, 1926
43rd day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 95

Work on:
(1) Avenue G 3
(2) Street G 7000 north of Isis Temple
(3) Isis Temple
(4) G 7140 C

Cars emptied:
line IV to 8 am: 60, 8:30 - noon: 150, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 210
total: 420
The increase in p.m. was due to shortening carry.

(1) Avenue G 3
Removed crude brick wall of upper level and exposed floor of Saite-Ptolemaic period.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The stone wall and the large crude brick bin as well as the bins further west have the same floor level.

(2) Street G 7000 S (south)
North of Isis Temple. Cleared away the railroad embankment in Street G 7000 to north of Isis Temple. Crude brick bins on same level as before and in Avenue G 3, all lower than the later crude brick walls of the temple, and apparently earlier.

microfilm: end page 126

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
    01/05/1926; 01/06/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

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.