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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 53
Sunday, February 21, 1915

Clearing Pit B of mastaba 3004 of sand and dark limestone debris.
Clearing Pit A of mastaba 3014 of sand.
Clearing Pits A, B, C, D of mastaba 3023 of sand and limestone debris.
Clearing Pits A and B of mastaba 3024 of sand and dark limestone debris.
Clearing Pits A, B, C of mastaba 3022 of sand.
Clearing sand from between mastabas 3031 and 3032.
Clearing Pit of mastaba 3032 of sand and limestone debris.
Clearing vaulted chambers X, Y, Z, (originally one chamber) of mastaba 3033 of sand and mud and limestone debris. In chamber X many small fragments of an inscribed limestone stela. The roof (part of which is still in place) was of mud, imitation palm logs painted red. The walls of the chamber are painted white and blue (?). In chamber Y a ceremonial door with an inscription above. In chamber Z a ceremonial door with an inscription above. In centre a mud-brick burial chamber roofed over with large stone blocks. Many…

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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
    02/21/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 3004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3013+3014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3022

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3023

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People