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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 12, 1925
Twenty-second day of work.

Fine weather.

Workmen:
Quftis: 102

Work on:
(1) G 6022 boundary stelae
(2) G 6032 B
(3) G 6034 H, I, J - R
(4) G 6040 north side
(5) G 6051 A, J, K, L
(6) G 6052
(7) cemetery G 7000 SW (southwest)

Cars emptied:
Line I to 8:00 am: 40, 8:30 - noon: 84, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 82
total: 206
Line II to 8:00 am: 27, 8:30 - noon: 83, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 88
total: 198
grand total: 404
Fine weather: increase in pit work: three-fourths gang [505]

(1) G 6022 and G 6031 boundary stela

[ILLUSTRATION]

The two stela were set in red geographical gravel on rock, so that the name showed and formed the ends of two walls [ILLUSTRATION] of small rubble laid in mud and plaster with mud.
It is clear that an inclined wall with

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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
    12/12/1925
  • 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.