Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 152

Monday, January 18, 1926 (continued)

Sunshine, wind still from southwest, but moderately increasing during p.m.

Workmen:
Quftis: 89

Work on:
(1) Isis Temple, final clearing
(2) G 7013 A
(3) Street G 7000 S (south)
(4) G 7000 SW (southwest) trench 32
(5) G 7150, pits

Cars emptied:
Line IV to 8 am: 68, 8:30 - noon: 134, 1:00 to 4:30 pm: 162
Total: 364
affected by pits in G 7150

(1) G 7013
On the southern side of the old rubble wall which crosses street G 7000 south from east-west is a small mastaba enclosing a pit which descends through old wall. The wall of this mastaba (G 7013) rests on rock and was older than the accumulation of debris on the south.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7013 A
late crude brick enclosing wall on debris
old wall
old masons debris
late debris

(3) Street G 7000 S (south) See plan on page 152 (this date)
The street G 7000 S is crossed from east-west by a rubble wall about three meters wide which appears to run toward west along south side of Avenue G 4. This rests on rock and the old masons debris is high on north while on south the rock is exposed. The weathering on the face of casing of G 7050 proves that the rock

microfilm: end page 152

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
    01/18/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.