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Thursday, December 3, 1925 (continued)

(6) G 6010, G 6011, G 6015, G 6016, construction planes
Finished clearing south end of G 6016 and found that it is the broken lower end of a construction plane - up to north.
Reexamined G 6011 against the E face of G 6010 and find that it also was a construction plane. No pits were found in it.

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The second course of the face of the east wall of G 6010 is laid in and on the filling of the construction plane G 6011. In any case G 6011 is later than the front wall of G 6010.

(7) G 6011
See G 6010 of this date.

(8) G 6016
See G 6010 of this date.

(9) G 7000 SW (southwest)
Preliminary to clearing the continuation of Queen's street (street G 7000) in front of G I-c and southwards (back of G 7180, G 7140, G 7150, etc) began an examination of the ground along the public path to the Sphinx. Trenching the

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extreme southern part [ILLUSTRATION] find mason's debris to a depth of 2 - 3 meters, resting on rock. This examination will be continued northwards and westwards until we find structures.

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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
    12/03/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

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.