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Wednesday, November 25, 1925 (continued)

(7) G 6010
Continued clearing south side of G 6010 working west and uncovering G 6014 (rest), G 6015, etc. built against the face of G 6010.
Opposite G 6010 e, a heap of debris (limestone mason's debris, etc.) has been thrown out over the south wall of G 6010 e and rests on a weather worn block of nummulitic limestone and on a later (ca. 50 cm thick) of drift sand.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 6013
Cleared three pits in G 6013
G 6013 A: Unused. Ends at rock. Depth 230 cm. Potsherds.
G 6013 B: Unused. Ends at rock. Depth 100 cm. Nothing.
G 6013 C: Unfinished sloping passage, looking west. Depth on west 165 cm. Pot with broken rim, (a coarse ceremonial traditional offering jar containing mud plaster partly scooped out). [ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 6014
[G 6014 C:] Cleared pit C in G 6014. Chamber on north, single slab as door block, broken at top, chamber filled with sand; depth 150 cm.

(10) G 6015
see (7) of this date (south side of G 6010)

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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
    11/25/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 6010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6015

    • 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.