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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, December 10, 1925
Twentieth day of work.

Cold weather continued.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on :
(1) plan of mastabas G 6021, G 6026 etc., G 6031 G 6034, G 6051, G 6052
(2) west of G 6020 (G 6051 etc.)
(3) G 6021 A, C
(4) G 6022
(5) G 6023 A, B
(6) G 6024
(7) G 6025
(8) G 6026
(9) G 6031 E
(10) G 6032 A, B
(11) G 6034
(12) G 6051 A, B
(13) G 6052
(14) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest)

Cars emptied:
Line I to 8:00 am: 26, 8:30 am - noon: 53, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 75
total: 154
Line II to 8:00 am: 25, 8:30 am - noon: 44, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 57
total: 126
grant total: 280
The drop of cars emptied continues owing partly to weather conditions and to the large dumber of burial pits in hand. The number of men at work on lines is again about seventy-five or three-fourths the force [373].

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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
    12/10/1925
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 13

  • Cemetery G 7000

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 6020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • 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 6031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6051

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6052

    • 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.