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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 87

Friday, December 19, 1924
Forty-third day of work.

Dispatched thirty-seven cases by railroad to Alexandria MFA 247 for Melbourne was brought out to camp to go on January 9 from Port Said.
Brought up lumber, etc (Girga Camp) from boats to camp.

Quftis: 80
locals: 139
Total: 219

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:45 - 8:00 am: 53
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 140
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 167
total: 360

Line III
6:45 - 8:00 am: 40
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 130
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 155
total: 325

6:45 - 8:00 am: 93
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 270
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 322
total: 685
Carry shortened on both lines. NB: "carry"always means basket-carry not railroad transport.

Work on:
(1) G 7120 A
(2) Street G 7100, front of G 7120
(3) G 7130 A
(4) Street G 7200 and front of G 7230
(5) Avenue G 2
(6) G 7320 A
(7) G 7101
(8) Khufu causeway, [avenue G 0]
(9) G 7221

(1) G 7120
G 7120 A: Continued clearing chamber of G 7120 A. Unfinished but measured.

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

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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
    12/19/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khufu

Tombs and Monuments 10

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khufu

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 4, son of Snefru. Builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Cheops. Horus name: [mDdw] Medjedu. Full birth-name: Khnum-Khufu.

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.