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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 9
Saturday, January 23, 1915

Work on Pits A, B, C of mastaba G 5021 [actually G 5012]. In Pit B were found a number of large fragments of pottery dishes.
Cleaning street, offering chambers, and burial puts X and Y of mastaba G 5021 [actually G 5020], east side. Dirt debris. In S.W. corner of offering chamber was found an inscribed limestone sacrificial blood basin, (name of [Imhetep, HUMFA_15-1-35]). In front of limestone ceremonial door, about the center of the mastaba, another inscribed limestone blood basin was found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Clearing street north of mastaba G 5120. Debris of sand mixed with limestone fragments.
Work on burial pits A and B of mastaba G 5131, and along south side of G 5131. Dirt debris and sand.

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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
    01/23/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 5012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5131

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People