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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, December 20, 1925 (continued)

(4) G 6050
G 6050 A: Reached bottom of pit at 14 meters. Chamber on south, filled with sand slope. Began clearing sand. The chamber appears unfinished.

(5) G 6040
Main causeway, western part. Cleared out the rubbish between the southern parapet and the mastaba walls on the south and found that this space had been used to construct two additional pits for G 6044 and that two similar pits for G 6042 had been begun but left unfinished.

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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
    12/20/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6042

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6044

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.