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Thursday, December 11, 1924 (continued)

(2) G 7110
G 7110 B: Pit B in G 7110 is not quite finished but the outline is clear. The chamber has never been finished.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7120
G 7120 B: Pit B in G 7120 is finished. It is 8.90 meters deep and 2 meters square, has no chamber but a hole in south wall apparently the beginning of a doorway.
G 7120 A: Pit A in G 7120 is still in hand. Down 7.60 meters. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7220
G 7220 B: Pit B in G 7220 is finished. It is 6.50 meters deep and 2+ meters square, has no chamber but a cutting in the southwestern corner. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7101
See (1) of this date.
Pit G 7101 M. Removed remains of masonry door-block and photographed interior.
Pit G 7101 N. A long rectangular pit. Being cleared.
Pits G 7101 P to G 7101 V were cleared.
In G 7101 P, G 7101 Q, G 7101 R, skeleton.
In G 7101 V, a door block intact.

Friday, December 12, 1924
Thirty-seventh day of work.

Quftis: 84
locals: 122
Total: 206

Carts
Line I ___
Line II ___
Total: 499

Work on:
(1) G I-a, area north, [avenue G 0]
(2) G 7110 A
(3) G 7120 A
(4) G 7130 front and Pit A
(5) G 7220 A
(6) Line III in street G 7200

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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
    12/11/1924; 12/12/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.