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(3) Street G 7300
Street G 7300, front of G 7310. Driving line IV into street G 7300 on a lower level than G 7200. Dumping [ARROW] north over Service excavations. Pit in loading switch, one rail end at dump. Reached almost to north end of G 7320.

(4) G 7133
G 7130 X [= G 7133]. Reached rock bottom in pit G 7130 X at 13 meters. Cleared passage X II to photograph X III. See plan page 106.

(5) G 7210
G 7210 B: Down 13 meters. Disturbed debris, comparatively clean but containing Ptolemaic objects as well as some of Old Kingdom and small bones (bird?).
A gray granite hammer [24-12-1130].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7310
G 7310 B: Down 14.5 meters. Cut on north side of pit (as in G 7120) to admit at stone coffin. Entrance clear. Uninscribed granite coffin [24-12-1206], visible.

(7) G 7320
G 7320 A: Clearing entrance passage to chamber.

(8) G 7410
G 7410 B: Searching for pit G 7410 B. At a meter or so below surface debris exposed top course of pit lining.

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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
    12/28/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

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.