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Sunday, January 11, 1925 (continued)

(3) Street G 7400
Street G 7400: front of G 7430. Excavating the south end of this street as far as southwest corner of G 7510. Along the west side of the street over G 7430 mastaba, and partly over Avenue G 2 is a Ptolemaic mud brick structure with dip curve courses, founded on debris, at a level equal to about top of G 7430. The debris between south end of G 7510 and south end of Ptolemaic structure is:
1) on top: siftings of sebbakh sieves
2) then, two meters of dirty Ptolemaic debris, and
3) then, rubbish of older period.

(4) Avenue G 2
Avenue G 2: south of G 7420. Men working between south ends of G 7420 and G 7320, carrying out the upper debris consisting of sebbakh siftings and Ptolemaic debris. Also working at back part of Ptolemaic structure in street G 7400; see No. 3 above.

(5) G 7130
G 7130 B: Men working in pit. This contains dirty sand.

(6) G 7420
G 7420 B: Pit is now finished, its depth is about 1550 cm. Entrance corridor is cleared. Debris left in chamber until photographed. No coffin in this tomb.

(7) G 7510
G 7510 B: Clearing pit B. Now down to a depth of 360 cm. A large number of the lining stones of the mouth of the pit were found to have been removed. Depth of rock from present mouth of pit is 206 cm. Dimensions of mouth are: east side and west side 265 cm; north side and south side 261 cm.

(8) G 7102
The courtyard of this tomb is now nearly cleared, and was found to contain a flight of rock steps leading down to it at the northeast angle of courtyard. These steps seem to connect up with a small outer corridor running parallel with the north wall of courtyard.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

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People 1

Modern People

  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.