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Saturday, May 27, 1916 (continued)

…3030, one of the large mastabas, remains to be cleared. In a chamber (3020 X) was a fine wooden coffin in a good state of preservation, apparently uninscribed.

Saturday, June 3, 1916.

Owing to the developments at Memphis in the palace, Bechari the photographer could not be sent to Giza until today.

Wednesday, June 7, 1916

Sanborn came over last night from the Pyramids to Memphis and will return today. He reports that the central shaft of mastaba 3030 is finished (B); it contains only a body in a small chamber. Work is now going on in the north shaft C of this same mastaba. When this is cleared the work of registration in the Giza cemetery will be finished.

Sunday, June 11, 1916

Sanborn returned to Memphis with all the grave notes of the Giza Cemetery.

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Display Page Dates
  • Display Page Dates
    05/27/1916; 06/03/1916; 06/07/1916; 06/11/1916
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Ashton Sanborn, American, 1882–1970
    Bishari Mahfud (expedition photographer)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 3

Modern People