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Diary Transcription: begin page 57
Tuesday, February 23, 1915 (continued)

…same sort of openings in each side and inscribed. In passage, adjoining mastaba 2086 [= G 3086], a fine stone ceremonial basin with a fine inscription on all four sides of both the inside and outside edges. Also in passage fragments of inscribed red-polished pottery jars; also a small fragment of an inscribed limestone stela.
Clearing chamber X (this chamber was roofed with stone blocks) outside of north end of this passage of sand and limestone rubble and dark debris. In surface debris over roof a red-painted seated statuette with the head broken off and the arms broken. The head was found underneath, and fragments of the arms. In chamber a stone ceremonial basin inscribed on all four sides of the outside edge. Also three fragments of wood statuette.
In surface debris of mastaba 2084 [= G 3084] two parts (fitting together) of a limestone stela with a short inscription.
Clearing Pits A, B, C of mastaba 2086 [= G 3086], and serdab between B and C, of sand and dark debris. In Pit A. a small stone ceremonial blood basin.
The mounted policeman at the works this afternoon suggested that I have the notices carried by the guards signed by Capt. DeBucy, Provost-….

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Marquis de Bussy

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People