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Diary Transcription: begin page 56
Tuesday, February 23, 1915

Clearing Pits A–G of mastaba 2083 [= G 3083] of sand and under-lying dark debris. On edge of Pit A three rough pottery jars with pointed ends.
Clearing sand and underlying hard-packed rubble debris from along east front of mastaba 2085 [= G 3085].
Clearing Pits B and C of mastaba 2085 [= G 3085] of sand and dark debris. In C a ceremonial stone basin (broken).
Clearing sand from between mastaba 2085 [= G 3085] and mastaba to the west.
Clearing chamber X of mastaba 2085 [= G 3085] of sand.
Clearing pits A-E of mastaba 2084 [= G 3084] of sand and underlying dark debris.
Clearing chambers and passages between mastabas 2084 [= G 3084] and 2086 [= G 3086] of sand and dark rubble debris. An Arabic rubble wall was built across the south end of the passage. In chamber at south end of passage (S.E. corner) [this chamber between 2084 [= G 3084] – 2086[= G 3086]] fragments of large polished red pottery jar with a hole [ILLUSTRATION] in each side; also of smaller jar with…

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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
    02/23/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 3083

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People