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Friday, November 20, 1925 (continued)

(5) G 6030 (continued)
The block of four stones in west face of the room south of the northern niche was assumed yesterday to cover a sloping passage. Today the floor being cleared, it was seen to cover a vertical pit the eastern side of which is only about 5 cm east of the wall.
In the southern serdab in coarse debris (Old Kingdom) at the bottom was found one R.P. jar (pointed base).

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 6010
G 6010 A: Down about 10 meters - drift sand as before.

(7) G 6011
In front of G 6010 south of portico came the north wall of a small rubble mastaba, numbered G 6011.

Saturday, November 21, 1925
Fourth day of work.

Weather changed in the night. Attempted meeting of former members of Egyptian Parliament. Met in Continental Hotel. Agreement of Wafd, Constitutional-Liberal and Nationalist Parties creates a situation threatening to the present ministry.

Workmen:
Quftis: 96

Work on:
(1) Front of G 6010
(2) G 6010 portico, rooms a and b
(3) G 6020 room b and serdab
(4) rock scarp
(5) G 6011
(6) G 6012
(7) G 6010 A

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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
    11/20/1925; 11/21/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6030

    • 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.