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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 20, 1924
Forty-fourth day of work.

Hakim Effendi (S.A. Inspector) brought two notice boards, painted to replace the old boards (printer paper notices). The old notices read [ILLUSTRATION]. The new notices read [ILLUSTRATION].

Quftis: 85
locals: 144
Total: 229

Cars emptied:
Line II
6:45 - 8:00 am: 48
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 137
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 150
total: 335

Line III
6:45 - 8:00 am: 50
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 130
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 145
total: 325

6:45 - 8:00 am: 98
8:30 - 12:00 noon: 267
1:00 - 4:30 pm: 295
total: 660
Shorter carry at both

Work on:
(1) G 7120 A and front [street G 7100]
(2) Avenue G 2 from street G 7000 to G 7300
(3) G 7130 A
(4) G 7132 A and B
(5) G 7220 A
(6) Street G 7200 front of G 7230
(7) G 7320 A
(8) G 7101

(1) G 7120 and Street G 7100
Pit G 7120 A: Continued clearing chamber and finished it. In the debris yesterday and today Ptolemaic pottery etc showing that the pit was open in that time.
Front of G 7120 in street G 7100. Railway back 5 meters and resumed clearing of street in afternoon. A few fragment of offering room reliefs, offering stand, and granite coffin.

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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
    12/20/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Hakim Abou Seif (Effendi), Egyptian

Tombs and Monuments 12

Photos 1

People 2

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.
  • Hakim Abou Seif (Effendi)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian
    • Remarks Chief Inspector, Department of Antiquités, ca.1924–1939.