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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, November 18, 1925.
First day of work.

Workmen
Quftis: 96

The weather has been unusually warm and wind still the last three days. Last evening about 7:15 there was a slight shower. Lightening was seen on all sides with banks of clouds. This morning the weather was again threatening in spite of a north wind and has remained so all day. A slight shower of rain fell about 6:00 p.m. and one or two more sprinkles during the next half hour.

Work on:
(1) Front of G 6030
(2) Pit G 6010 A
(3) Pit G 6020 A
(4) Complex G 6041, etc.

(1) G 6030
The group of mastabas GL 15-18 are renumbered as follows:
G 6010 = L15 - tomb of Neferbauptah
G 6020 = L16 - tomb of Iymery
G 6030 = L17 - tomb of Iti
G 6040 = L18

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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
    11/18/1925
  • Mentioned on page
    Iti (G 6030)
    Iymery (G 6020)
    Neferbauptah (in G 6010)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Iti (G 6030)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Married to Usertka, daughter of Shepseshaf-ankh.
  • Iymery (G 6020)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of (G 6020). Son of Shepseskafankh (owner of G 6040).
  • Neferbauptah (in G 6010)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Iymery (owner of G 6020).

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.