No. 13. Original notes extracted for general notes London. H.C.
The second sealed doorway, at the end of the descending passage, leading
directly into the Antechamber, was almost an exact replica of the first
doorway, save perhaps the seal impressions were less distinct - stone and
rubble having been piled against them before they were dry and hard.
Corresponding in position to the breaches in the first doorway, were
similar traces of successive openings and re-closings clearly marked upon
the plaster, but the breaches in this case had evidently not been quite so
large. Here, I must plead heat of excitement at the moment of the
discovery, for I find my notes are not sufficiently complete to give a
detailed enumeration of the seals employed; however, notes after examining
of both the original and subsequent closings at the time of the discovery,
record: `No appreciable difference from the several sealings on the first
doorway'. Since, from fragments preserved, I find no reason for changing