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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 81

Monday, December 15, 1924
Fortieth day of work.

Quftis: 82
locals: 137
Total: 219

Carts emptied:
Line II
6:40 - 8:00 am: 39
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 130
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 133
total: 302

Line III
6:40 - 8:00 am: 41
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 150 (extra gang on III)
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 126
total: 317

6:40 - 8:00 am: 80
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 280
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 259
total: 619

Work on:
(1) G 7120 A
(2) G 7130 A, front and X and G 7132 [G 7130 pits and street G 7100]
(3) G 7210 front (street G 7200)
(4) G 7220 A
(5) Street between G 7220 and G 7230 [avenue G 2]
(6) G 7310 A

(1) G 7120
G 7120 A: Cleared to bottom of pit. Original filling, a meter below doorway of chamber, about 15 meters deep.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7130, G 7133, G 7132
Pit G 7130 A: Down about 13 meters. Dirty debris all the way. Ptolemaic-Roman small objects
G 7130 front [street G 7100]: [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7130 X [= G 7133]: Down 8 meters. Mixed debris as before.
G 7132 A: Down 130 cm. Mixed debris like G 7130 X.

(3) Street G 7200
Line III has reached south end of G 7210. Cutting through surface debris, sebbakh siftings, human bones, organic matter, amulets, beads, etc. All Ptolemaic-Roman period.

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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
    12/15/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 10

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.