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Diary Transcription: begin page 60
Wednesday, February 24, 1915

Work on pits of mastabas 2083 [= G 3083] – 2086 [= G 3086]. Mostly cleared. In Pit D of mastaba 2083 [= G 3083] fragments of red-polished pottery bowl.
Clearing sand and hard-packed debris from between mastabas 2085 [= G 3085] and 2098 [= G 3098]. In debris fragments of a fine stela (complete). In niche in east face of mastaba 2098 [= G 3098] (north of center) remains of a statuette. Near N.E. corner of east face an inscribed limestone stela with an inscribed stone below in which is cut a small basin. Other fragments of inscribed limestone stela in debris in this passage.
Clearing pits of mastaba 2098 [= G 3098] of sand and dark debris.
Sand cleared from top of mastaba 2099 [= G 3099]. Clearing pits A and B of 2099 [= G 3099] of dark debris.
Chamber Y outside north end of passage between 2084 [= G 3084] and 2086 [= G 3086] cleared. In east end an inscribed red granite block.
Burial pit between mastabas 2085 [= G 3085] and 2098 [= G 3098] cleared.
Three ricochets struck close beside the lower camp while I was at work in the mektab. One this forenoon and two in the afternoon.

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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
    02/24/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 3083

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3099

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People