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Diary Transcription: begin page 25
Friday, February 5, 1915

Clearing sand from roofed-over chamber of 2090 [= G 3090]. In sand outside entrance a rough limestone blood basin and a number of fragments of large pottery jars.
Clearing Pits A, B, C, D of 2090 [= G 3090] of hard-packed rubble debris. In Pit B about 90 cm. down, the burial pit is roofed over with a limestone ceremonial door and a rough block of limestone. I foolishly stepped down onto the rough block and went through onto the skeleton below. The sides of the burial chamber are plastered with rough plaster.

[ILLUSTRATION of area including G 2080 [= G 1227], G 2090 [= G 3090], G 2091 [= G 3091], and G 2092 [= G 3092]]

Clearing sand from top of mastaba 2091 [= G 3091].
Clearing rooms X and Y of mastaba 2092 [= G 3092] of sand and hard-packed dark debris. In room X of 2092 [= G 3092]…

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Details

  • 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
    Modern
  • Display Page Dates
    02/05/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3091

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3092

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 1

Modern People