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Saturday, January 3, 1925 (continued)

(8) G 7410
G 7410 B: Pit now nearly cleared. Entrance appeared and sufficiently cleared to permit entrance. Rock-cut entrance about same width as pit to permit entrance of stone coffin, but built up with masonry after entrance of coffin to form narrow entrance passage. Inside, two chambers. Entrance to second chamber like entrance from pit to first chamber. In second chamber granite (red) coffin upset, lying on side, on eastern side of chamber. Lid on edge just west of coffin. Floor of room practically free of debris. In east wall, south end, a niche opening to east.


[MFA 27.441, sarcophagus inscribed for Meresankh]

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Meresankh II (G 7410-7420)
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968

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  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

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