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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 105

Friday, December 26, 1924
Forty-ninth day of work.

Quftis: 85
locals: 137
Total: 222

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:45 - 8:00 am: 58
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 124
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 124
total: 328

Line III
6:45 - 8:00 am: 60
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 134
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 134
total: 328

6:45 - 8:00 am: 118
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 258
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 258
total: 634
pits equivalent 30
total: 664

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100, front of G 7120
(2) Street G 7200, front of G 7220
(3) G 7130 X [= G 7133]
(4) G 7210 B
(5) G 7310 B
(6) G 7320 A

(1) Street G 7100 and G 7120
Street G 7100, front of G 7120. Reached north wall of chapel. The greater part of the floor and the walls in rooms a and b is destroyed to rock. [ILLUSTRATION]. In room b, on the west, north of door to a is a niche probably a statue niche.
In the doorway from b to c is a socket-stone (diorite?) for the door post. In c, a slope rises to the higher level of d. This is in the west. The floor of d 1 is about 20 cm higher than floor of c. On the floor of c and d 1 was a layer of about 15 cm of drift sand in which was embedded about fifty fragments of private (not royal) statues - diorite, opaque diorite, red granite. Two pieces show parts of the full wig of the high official. One bit of diorite from basis has the sign [GLYPH] from name Ka-wa'ab.
In b a few fragments of relief.

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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
    12/26/1924
  • Mentioned on page
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).

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.