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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 480

Monday, August 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1011: (continued)
On top at a, a small deposit of silver oxide and dust. Inside was the alabaster cylinder jar (1012) upside down, resting on floor debris (dust, fragments wood, scrap of gold, etc.)

No. 1012: Alabaster cylinder jar with disc lid, was upside down inside 1011 (q.v.) empty.
No inscription on lid or jar.

No. 988: resumed.
(72)-(88) three large and seven small clumps of beads but colors at present indistinguishable. Some inlays.

*A4124: deben rings and group 700, looking east
*A4125: deben rings and group 700, looking southeast
*A4126: no. 899 and deben rings, looking east

Tuesday, August 31, 1926
Day of rest.

Husein dismantled Lister engine and cleaned it - first time since January.

microfilm: end page 480


  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    08/30/1926; 08/31/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Husein

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Engineer living in the camp