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irregularities were cur off and the walls dressed down by chiselling (cf. Pls. 33, 35:4, 37:4, etc.). Bronze implements were used and the edges were sharpened on sandstone hones, one of which was found with traces of rubbing upon it in the chamber of G....

The doors were sealed with one or more slabs of stone (Pl. 32); with a rubble wall (Pl. 34); or with brick (Fig. 88). In G 2090 [= G 3090] A the door was sealed by a block stone slanting against the lintel of the door and resting on another flat block. All the crevices were plastered tight, and probably this was true in every case, no matter what material was used. In A of G 3013, the door was recessed across the top and at the right side to receive the slab and make a tighter sealing (Fig. 80).

c. Burial

The burial position obtained throughout the minor cemetery with but few exceptions was as follows:

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  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
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    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

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  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.