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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, December 11, 1925 (continued)

(2) G 6023
G 6023 B: Cleared out chamber, nothing whatever found. Actual depth of pit 7.30 meters.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 6027
West of G 6052, the line of mastabas G 6024, G 6025, G 6026 is continued looking south, by another stone-cased mastaba G 6027. The space between G 6052 and G 6027 is 153 cm.

(4) G 6031
Discovered boundary stela of Shepseskafankh (G 6040) in addition west side of G 6031. See G 6022 of this date.

(5) G 6032
G 6032 B: Depth 7.80 meters. Chamber on east. Began clearing chamber. Mixed sand and rubbish.

(6) G 6033
G 6033 D: Depth 2.80 meters from original filling, limestone rubbish; chamber on west. Door block. Mud plastered rubble. Intact burial.

(7) G 6034
Cleared top and sides of G 6034 and removed at same time debris dumped by us north of G 6040.
G 6034 A: Depth of 1.25 meters, ends at rock surface. Lined with plastered mud rubble.
G 6034 B: Like A, but deeper. The rock at the bottom is very irregular, the north wall rests on a large boulder.

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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
    12/11/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Shepseskafankh (G 6040)

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 6022

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6023

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6052

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

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.